Posts Tagged Budget Cuts

Protect homecare! Stop the giveaways

- You hear it too often in Washington, and we’re just plain sick of it. “We have to cut programs like Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid to reduce the federal deficit.” We are alerting you because these programs are of vital importance to most IHSS providers and their clients.  If Medicaid is cut it will impact IHSS homecare as well as medical care for IHSS clients.  And of course many of you are also affected by Social Security and Medicare.

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UDW FY 2013-14 Budget Report

Download this Report (pdf) Also see State Budget page » En Español – Overview As a result of massive spending cuts in the last two years and new temporary revenue provided by Proposition 30, California no longer faces a budget shortfall in the coming fiscal year. This is a dramatic improvement from just two years ago, when the budget deficit was estimated at $26.6 billion. On January 10, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown submitted a balanced budget for FY 2013-2014 that entails $97.7 billion in General Fund expenditures (an increase of 5% from the current year) and $98.5 billion in General […]

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