CA Gov. Newsom, Legislative leaders announce agreement for COVID-19 relief

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On Wednesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislative leaders announced an immediate action agreement to provide a package of relief funds to those impacted by the recession.
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Brown, Napolitano agreement averts some tuition increases

Undergraduate tuition for California residents will not go up in the next two years and the state will make a large investment in the university’s pension system, according to an agreement reached between UC President Janet Napolitano and Gov. Jerry Brown.
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State Assembly speaker announces proposal for affordable housing plan

Introduced by State Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, the Affordable Housing Plan is an attempt to confront the state’s issue of homelessness by taxing real estate transaction documents, increasing the state’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit, and using portions of funds saved from Proposition 47 to invest in rapid re-housing for formerly incarcerated Californians.
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