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Gov. Newsom’s first budget: Billions of more dollars for social programs

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Gavin Newsom at KCRW. Photo by Christopher Ho/KCRW

California Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing an extra $7 billion in new spending. He says most of that money will go toward one-time investments in education and health care improvements. He’s also promising to put more than $13 billion toward rainy day savings and reducing debts.