Jerry Brown Unveils His Brutal Plan To Save California

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On Monday, California’s new Governor Jerry Brown will unveil his ambitious and brutal austerity plan to save California from the brink of disaster.

The Sacramento Bee (via Calculated Risk) has a great rundown of what to expect, which is basically: Cuts to almost everything.

On the chopping block are parks (eliminate the low-attended ones), libraries (cut state funding for ALL local ones), welfare (impose harsher limits on eligibility, and eliminate child care for 11 and 12-year olds), cut benefits to the elderly, blind, etc.

It goes on.

And on the revenue side, the plan is to get voters to approve a sales tax extension, which will be tied to education funding. If they don’t approve it (at a June referendum), then money for schools goes.

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