Jackie Botts

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Gov. Gavin Newsom revised California’s budget down to $203 billion Thursday as the coronavirus pandemic batters the state with record job losses and shortfalls.

Schools, health face deep cuts in California’s $203 billion budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom revised California’s budget down to $203 billion Thursday as the coronavirus pandemic batters the state with record job losses and shortfalls.

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If you receive food stamps, you’re living on the economic margins, and the stamps usually just give you that extra boost to keep enough in the pantry for your family.

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