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By Kim Harris
Managing Editor 

RivCo lawmakers respond to passage of state budget


Last updated 6/21/2019 at 2:43am

The California Senate approved a record $214.8 billion budget that now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom for consideration, and several Riverside County lawmakers are speaking out against what they call “morally wrong,” a “failure to solve real problems” and “increase” in financial burdens to taxpayers in the state.

The new budget includes money to give taxpayer-funded health insurance to some low-income adults ages 18-25, living in the country illegally, authorizes $650 million in spending to address the state’s housing and homelessness crisis and bolsters Cal Fire after the state s...

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