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.
Click here to view a report for the upcoming TCADD Board of Directors meeting prepared by TCRC's Executive Director, Dr. Omar Noorzad. It includes several reports and articles about the passage of the MCO Tax Reform bill and Developmental Services Funding bill, letter from DDS about implementation of the bill, CDCAN report on the Wage Pass Through Survey to Providers, SacBee article from January about Governor Brown's budget, budget highlights for DDS and ARCA's analysis of the Governor's proposal and position. Reports about the Governor's May Revise are also included along with a Call to Action workshop and budget process flow chart. Self-Determination Program documents include FAQs from DDS and Disability Rights California, a service comparison, Medicare/Medicaid letters, the Self-Determination enrollment process, a flyer, and the Advisory Committee calendar. TCRC celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Lanterman Act this year. The Board report concludes with an infographic of planned celebratory projects and the TriLine cover article about the history of Lanterman.