Assemblymember Levine Comments on Passage of the State Budget

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) released the following statement regarding the Legislature’s passage of the 2017-18 state budget: “The budget is a reflection of our values as Californians. A growing economy enables us to pay down our debt, expand the rainy day fund while increasing funding for education, healthcare, and social services,” said Assemblymember Levine. "The budget increases funding for K-12 and higher education and helps our neediest families through the State Earned Income Tax Credit. The budget also includes funding to implement my legislation, AB 2511which invests in carbon sequestration practices that will increase drought resilience and agricultural productivity while removing carbon emissions from the atmosphere.” Watch this Assembly Access video to learn more about the budget from Assemblymember Levine