California's Trigger Cuts

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Governor Jerry Brown has announced $1 billion in automatic mid-year cuts to social programs, saying state revenues continue to lag. The cuts will affect in-home services, higher education and school transportation, but will largely avoid reductions in K-12 education budgets.


John Myers, Sacramento bureau chief for KQED News

Jean Ross, executive director of California Budget Project

H.D. Palmer, deputy director of external affairs at the California Department of Finance

Cami Weaver, chief executive officer of Becoming Independent

Lori Gaskin, president of West Valley College.