Newsom Administration releases budget trailer bill, non-partisan Legislative Analyst urges caution on increased spending

The Department of Finance has released trailer bill language for Gov. Gavin Newsom’s January budget, including the education omnibus trailer bill, providing more detail on the Governor’s proposed 2023–24 TK-12 education budget. The trailer bill homes in on major provisions of the Governor’s proposal as […]

CSBA advocacy on COVID attendance relief and LCFF base increase rewarded in May Revise

Gov. Gavin Newsom revealed his May Budget Revision May 13, proposing a $300.6 billion spending plan as the state budget surplus continues to rise to a record-breaking $97.5 billion. Among the key education proposals were major wins for CSBA’s budget advocacy work on investing in […]

It’s all about the base: CSBA urges Legislature and Governor to increase the LCFF base

Budget hearings continue in the Legislature as the 2022 budget cycle moves forward. For schools, a recommitment to the Local Control Funding Formula) through an increase in LCFF base funding beyond the statutorily required cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) is paramount and will continue to be a […]