Category: Budget


Assembly Explores Adverse Childhood Experiences in Joint Informational Hearing

On Tuesday, the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services and the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance convened a joint hearing exploring Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). The hearing, co-chaired by Assembly Members Arambula and McCarty, began with a panel of experts illustrating the impact of adverse childhood experiences and…

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Senate Budget Sub. 3 Hears CHEAC’s Oral Health Rollover Request and 340B

Yesterday, the Senate Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Health and Human Services convened hearing items related to four state agencies, the California Emergency Medical Services Authority, Department of Managed Health Care, Department of Health Care Services and the Department of Public Health. Two key items of interest to CHEAC, our request for Oral Health Rollover…

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Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 Discusses Title XIX Funding, WIC EBT, Home Visiting, Hepatitis A, STDs, and Valley Fever

This week, the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services continued to hear budget issues related to public health. Highlights from the discussion are provided below: Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH). Connie Mitchell, Deputy Director of the California Department of Public Health, the Center for Family Health (the Center) provided members…

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IHSS MOE Briefly Revisited in Senate Budget Subcommittee No. 3

On Thursday, the Senate Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Health and Human Services briefly revisited the IHSS MOE deal reached during the 2017-18 budget negotiations. Will Lightbourne, Director of the California Department of Social Services, provided a concise recap of events surrounding the new MOE provisions, including the Administration’s elimination of the Coordinated Care Initiative…

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Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 Holds CDPH Overview Hearing

On Monday, the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services convened a hearing predominantly focused on issues related to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Susan Fanelli, CDPH Assistant Director, provided subcommittee members with a general overview of the department’s budget, highlighting their General Fund budget of $138 million. The budget…

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Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee Convenes First Hearing of Year

Yesterday, the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee convened a hearing to provide an overview of the Governor’s proposed 2018-19 Budget. Senator Holly Mitchell, chair of the Committee, remarked on how she was encouraged to see continued investments in critical public services, such as early childhood education, K-12 and higher education, Medi-Cal (via provider rates)…

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LAO Publishes Overview of Governor’s Proposed Budget

The California Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) recently published its overview of Governor Brown’s proposed FY 2018-19 State Budget. The overview details major proposals of the budget, including funding the rainy day reserve fund, boosting spending on schools and community colleges, and supporting new infrastructure projects. The LAO projects that based on their current assessments, revenues…

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