While the California Legislature has broad authority to chart its own agenda, it relies significantly on federal dollars. According to the state Department of Finance, California gets $96 billion from the federal government, a figure almost as large as the state’s $122 billion general fund.Big money.
Those federal funds cover a massive share of the budget for health care, food stamps, welfare and other safety-net programs.
Monday, January 02, 2017
Posted by Steve Bartin at 7:25 PM