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May Budget Revise Hits Health Care Hard
California Healthline

Health care reductions made up more than one-third of the additional $6.5 billion Governor Jerry Brown (D) needed to trim since the last budget proposal in January. Five months ago, the governor was only staring down a $9.2 billion deficit. Now it’s estimated at $15.7 billion. Brown’s new proposal released yesterday included about $2.5 billion in cost reductions to health care programs.