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California has one week to pass a budget. Congress doesn’t plan to help in time – if at all

JUNE 8, 2020 | by David Lightman, Sophia Bollag | THE SACRAMENTO BEE

By David Lightman and Sophia Bollag, includes “Washington has no plans to vote on more federal aid to the states before California’s June 15 deadline to pass a state budget — a budget that Democratic lawmakers say badly needs help for schools, health care, police and just for keeping thousands of people working. Instead, what Sacramento and other state capitals see on Capitol Hill is a stalemate without an obvious end. Or even a clear path forward. …”

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