Thursday, March 19, 2015

A billion from the state appears - like magic

You may have seen the headlines about the miracle that seems to have occurred regarding the drought and the state budget. An extra billion dollars seems to have appeared as if by magic:

With California entering its fourth year of drought, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders will propose more than $1 billion in emergency legislation Thursday for flood protection and water supply projects and to alleviate impacts of the drought. The legislation, similar to a measure passed last year, includes money for upgrading farm equipment with low-polluting equipment and for emergency food for farmworkers out of work due to the drought, a source said. The bill’s funding will rely on a combination of sources, including the General Fund, revenue from California’s cap-and-trade program, flood bond revenue and money from the water bond voters passed last year...

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Just taking note of the budget magic that can occur when someone wants it to happen!

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