Budget Watch

In an effort to keep our stakeholders informed about the state of California budget, and how the budget will impact funding, as well as programs and services, we post news on “Budget Watch”. This page features updates from the Governor and Legislature, links to important news articles and various budget and advocacy related web sites, as well as important information about how you can get involved to make a difference. Visit this page regularly to keep current on budget issues.

1 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 2017 05/03/17
2 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 2017 02/28/17
3 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Feb 2017 02/02/17
4 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Nov 2016 11/02/16
5 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Oct 2016 10/04/16
6 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Sept 2016 09/07/16
7 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - July 2016 07/06/16
8 CDCAN Reports that Governor Jerry Brown Signed State Budget 07/06/16
9 CDCAN Reports on Links and Summaries of Budget Trailer Bills 06/14/16
10 CDCAN Reports on Budget Deal with Governor and Legislators 06/14/16
11 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - June 2016 06/02/16
12 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 2016 05/05/16
13 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 2016 03/03/16
14 CDCAN Reports - Governor Signs MCO Tax Reform and DD Funding Bills 03/02/16
15 CDCAN Reports on Recent Funding Bills Passed by the Legislature 03/02/16
16 Action Alert - Support Needed for Two Bills 02/27/16
17 CDCAN Reports on Upcoming Vote for Developmental Services Funding 02/24/16
18 ARCA Action Alert - But will they vote Yes? 02/24/16
19 ARCA Action Alert - Call Legislators Now 02/19/16
20 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - February 2016 02/02/16
21 SacBee Reports: Brown's $171 billion budget proposal bolsters reserves, school spending 01/14/16
22 CDCAN Reports on Highlights of the Governor's Proposed Budget 01/14/16
23 Governor's Budget Summary 2016-17 - DDS 01/14/16
24 Analysis of FY16-17 Budget from ARCA 01/14/16
25 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - November 2015 11/04/15
26 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Oct 2015 09/30/15
27 The ARC/UCP Update: The Fight Goes On 09/14/15
28 Sac Bee Article: Enough speechifying, boost pay for care of disabled people 09/11/15
29 CDCAN Update on Cigarette Bill Proposed to Help Fund Developmental Services 09/10/15
30 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Sept 2015 09/09/15
31 ARCA's Rick Rollens Interview Aired on KFI 09/02/15
32 Rallies This Week! LA, San Diego & Sacramento 08/31/15
33 Join Rally in Sacremento on Sept 3rd! 08/27/15
34 Budget - More Advocacy Needed - Learn How You Can Help 08/14/15
35 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - July 2015 07/07/15
36 The Arc and UCP Report - Advocacy Needed for New Bill 07/06/15
37 CDCAD Reports - State Capital Updates 07/01/15
38 ARCA - New Arena, Same Fight 06/26/15
39 CDCAN Reports - Legislature Appoints Committees 06/25/15
40 Budget Action Alert 06/24/15
41 CDCAN Reports - Main Budget Bills and Trailer Bills 06/24/15
42 The Next Step to Save Our Community Services 06/23/15
43 CDCAN Reports - Budget Trailer Bills and Revised Budget Released 06/18/15
44 CDCAN Reports - Budget Deal Reached 06/17/15
45 Lanterman Coalition - Advocates Devastated by Budget News 06/17/15
46 CDCAN Reports - Budget Vote set for This Afternoon 06/16/15
47 Invitation to Lanterman Coalition's Vigil 06/16/15
48 CDCAN Reports on Funding Restorations and Increases - Less Than Advocated For 06/10/15
49 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - June 2015 06/03/15
50 ARCA Action Alert - Call Conference Committee 06/03/15
51 ARCA Action Alert - Still time to Contact Legislators 05/29/15
52 Action Alert: Auto-Email your Legislators Now! 05/22/15
53 ARCA Action Alert - The Legislature can't hear us... 05/18/15
54 ARCA Action Alert - Call, tweet, Fax by May 20th 05/15/15
55 Excerpt on Future of Developmental Centers 05/14/15
56 May Revision to Governor Brown’s Budget 05/14/15
57 CDCAN Reports - No Funding Restored in May Revise 05/14/15
58 Action Alert: Make Call, Write or Share this Week 05/11/15
59 CDCAN Reports on Upcoming Budget Subcommittee Hearings 05/07/15
60 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 2015 05/06/15
61 CDCAN Reports on Uniform Holiday Schedule and Half-Day Billing Rulings 04/21/15
62 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 2015 03/02/15
63 ARCA's Email - Upcoming Budget Hearings 02/18/15
64 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - February 2015 02/04/15
65 Thanks for Your Signature! - View the Change.org Petition 01/20/15
66 CDCAN Reports on Governor's Proposed 2015-2016 Budget 01/09/15
67 2015-2016 Governor's Budget Posted 01/09/15
68 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - November 2014 11/05/14
69 Senators Send Letter to Gov Brown on POS and OPS Budget 11/04/14
70 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - October 2014 09/30/14
71 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - September 2014 09/03/14
72 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - July 2014 07/08/14
73 CDCAN Reports on Signing of Budget Trailer Bills including Overtime and Early Start Restoration 06/23/14
74 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - June 2014 06/04/14
75 A Call to Action from the Lanterman Coalition 05/16/14
76 Governor Brown Releases May Revise 05/14/14
77 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 2014 04/30/14
78 Action Alert - Advocate for People with Developmental Disabilities 04/17/14
79 Renew Early Start - Senate Budget Hearing this Thursday 03/25/14
80 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 2014 03/05/14
81 ARCA Paper - Inadequate Rates for Service Provision in CA 02/25/14
82 ARCA Paper - Funding the Work of California's Regional Centers 02/25/14
83 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - February 2014 02/06/14
84 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - November 2013 10/30/13
85 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - October 2013 10/02/13
86 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - September 2013 09/13/13
87 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - July 2013 07/10/13
88 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - June 2013 06/06/13
89 Task Force Established for Developmental Centers 05/23/13
90 Action Alert--Help Restore Early Start 05/03/13
91 DDS Secures Expanded Federal Funding for Community-Based Services 05/01/13
92 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 2013 05/01/13
93 ARCA State Positions on Governor's Proposed Budget 04/09/13
94 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 2013 03/06/13
95 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - February 2013 01/31/13
96 Governor's Budget Highlights from DDS 01/25/13
97 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - November 2012 10/31/12
98 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - October 2012 10/04/12
99 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - September 2012 09/05/12
100 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - July 2012 07/13/12
101 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - June 2012 05/31/12
102 CDCAN Reports on Proposed 1.25% RC and Provider Payment Reduction 05/14/12
103 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 2012 05/04/12
104 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 2012 03/10/12
105 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 2012 03/10/12
106 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Feb 2012 02/24/12
107 Letters to Legislators - Restoration of 4.25 Payment Reduction 02/24/12
108 CDCAN Reports on $200 Million Reduction 01/18/12
109 CDCAN Reports on Proposed Cuts to Developmental Service and IHSS 01/18/12
110 CDCAN Reports on DDS Work Group Meeting Announcement 01/18/12
111 CDCAN Reports on DDS Work Group Meeting Announcement 01/18/12
112 Department of Developmental Services 2012-2013 Governor's Budget Highlights 01/18/12
113 Governor Releases Budget Proposal Early 01/06/12
114 SF Chronicle Article Sees an End to Budget Cuts 12/20/11
115 CDCAN Reports on Trigger Cuts and Other Forecasts 12/14/11
116 SacBee Article on the Spending Cap Proposal 12/07/11
117 CDCAN Reports on Ballot Initiative Sought by Governor 12/06/11
118 KQED Reports on Trigger Cuts 12/06/11
119 LA Times Forecasts Deeper Cuts 12/06/11
120 CDCAN Reports on California's Growing Deficit 12/06/11
121 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Nov 2011 11/07/11
122 Governor Brown Signs SB 946 10/10/11
123 LA Times Article Supports SB 946 10/04/11
124 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Oct 2011 09/29/11
125 Executive Director's TBL Letter to Stakeholders - September 2011 09/20/11
126 CDCAN Reports on Mobilizing Support for SB946 09/20/11
127 ARCA's Letter to Governor Brown - Assembly Bill 862 09/16/11
128 Senate Bill 946 (Steinberg) 09/13/11
129 ARCA's Letter to Governor Brown - Senate Bill 946 (Steinberg) 09/13/11
130 Executive Director Report July 2011 07/06/11
131 Governor Brown Signs Honest, Balanced and On-Time Budget 07/05/11
132 Governor Brown Vetos Budget 06/16/11
133 CDCAN Reports on Budget Bills Reaching Governor by Deadline 06/16/11
134 Governor Brown Posts Budget Update on YouTube 06/13/11
135 CASH FLOW / CREDIT LINE UPDATE 06/08/11
136 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - June 2011 06/02/11
137 DDS Submits Final Proposals to Legislature 05/16/11
138 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 2011 05/11/11
139 DDS Presents Cost Savings Proposal in Plain Language 05/11/11
140 DDS - Summary of Proposals to Achieve Savings 05/04/11
141 DDS Hosts Public Forums to Hear from Stakeholders 04/22/11
142 Deep-cuts Budget Already in the Works 04/06/11
143 Article by Former ARCA President Printed in SF Chronicle 04/01/11
144 Jerry Brown Plans to Take his Case for Taxes to Voters 04/01/11
145 Governor Brown Speaks on the Budget After Signing Bills 03/31/11
146 Governor Brown Halts Budget Negotiations 03/30/11
147 INFORMATION HEARINGS - "THE LANTERMAN ACT IN 2011 AND BEYOND" 03/23/11
148 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 2011 03/09/11
149 Rally! Feb 10, Van Nuys, 10 am 02/09/11
150 Published in LA Times 02/07/11
151 Notes on Assembly Budget Committee Hearing 02/04/11
152 Legislative Analyst's Office issues Report and Recommendations 02/04/11
153 CA Department of Finance Releases Trailer Bills Pertinent to Regional Centers 02/02/11
154 TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Feb 2011 02/02/11
155 ARCA Sends Letter to Budget Committee Chairs 01/29/11
156 CA DDS - Service Standards Survey 01/28/11
157 2011-2012 State Budget Proposal 01/10/11
158 Budget Crisis Action Alert from Tri-Counties Regional Center 01/26/11

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