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Critics Say Budget Revision Neglects Social Welfare
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Democratic lawmakers have been advocating for Governor Jerry Brown to include more money for state subsidized child care in his budget revision. The Legislative Women’s Caucus has called for an investment of at least $600 million this year. But Brown says another recession is likely around the corner and the state has to consider ongoing costs.

“I don’t want to get caught in the jaws of the persistent fiscal instability of the state government of California,” he says. “There it is.”