California Governor Blasts Trump’s Proposed Budget As ‘Unconscionable And Un-American’
Chief among the cuts with an impact on California would be a hit to health care funding, mostly a reflection of Republican promises to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
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Trump’s Budget Will Hit Hard For California's Most Vulnerable, Advocates And State Lawmakers Warn
President Trump’s proposed budget would likely result in billions of dollars of cuts to vital health and human services programs in California, state Democratic lawmakers and advocates for the poor said Tuesday. (Myers, 5/23)
California Takes Wait-And-See Approach To Trump's Proposed Medicaid Cuts
While President Trump's proposed budget would mean a big hit to Medi-Cal, California is opting for a wait-and-see approach to let the political debate in Washington run its course. The president's proposed budget released Tuesday would cut $616 billion from Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program over 10 years. (Faust, 5/24)