Governor Newsom's $222-billion California budget proposal includes an $80.5-million coverage expansion of Medi-Cal and the creation of a state-owned generic drug label. It also directs more than $1.4 billion to shelter and healthcare for the state's homeless population. We'll talk about the governor's budgetary priorities.
Governor Newsom Proposes Record-Breaking $220 Billion Budget
Governor Newsom presents state budget, January 10th 2020 (Scott Shafer/KQED)
Scott Shafer, senior editor for KQED’s California Politics and Government desk
April Dembosky, health correspondent, KQED News
Vanessa Rancaño, education reporter, KQED News
Erin Baldassari, affordable housing reporter, KQED News