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.

Trump's proposed changes to food stamps could hit California hard

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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