Gov. Brown, Legislative Leaders Reach Deal for $500 Million Boost in Homelessness Prevention Spending

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during an event at the National Press Club April 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during an event at the National Press Club April 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders agreed to a new state budget for next year, they announced in a joint statement Friday morning.

The agreement’s details have yet to be formally released. It includes $500 million for efforts to prevent homelessness, according to a source involved in the negotiations who was not authorized to speak publicly.

That funding is higher than the $359 million Brown had proposed in his May revision to the budget, but less than the more than $1 billion Democrats in the Senate and Assembly had requested.

“After detailed discussions, California is on the verge of having another on-time, balanced budget,” Brown said in a statement.

Read the full story on LATimes.com.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.