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.

ARCA Paper - Inadequate Rates for Service Provision in CA

This paper from ARCA focuses on the POS budget and the problems caused by stagnant service provider rates, which in turn impacts the persons regional centers are charged to serve. There are five major areas covered in this paper in order to illustrate the issue of underfunding for services.