Newsom Signs 2020-21 Budget

Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday signed the 2020 Budget Act, representing a $202.1 billion spending plan that addresses numerous pressing issues related to emergency response, public health and safety, and economic recovery while addressing the state’s $54.3 billion budget deficit ushered in by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Among the 2020 Budget Act measure, Governor Newsom signed a series of budget trailer bills, including those related to health, public health, human services, and housing.

The full announcement from the Governor’s Office is available here. As a reminder, CHEAC issued a memo detailing the 2020-21 budget package, including summaries of relevant budget trailer bills; all information is available on CHEAC’s Budget Advocacy webpage.