Pandemic Pushes California Lawmakers Into Fast Action on State Budget

January 16, 2021

State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, chair of her house's Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, which met Thursday, said the state must keep its most vulnerable residents in mind when making spending decisions. That means looking at the numbers, she said, "with the latest data strongly pointing to women, and women of color especially, being the most hard hit economically." 


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