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Budget Watch

In an effort to keep our stakeholders informed about the state of California budget, and how the budget will impact funding, as well as programs and services, we post news on “Budget Watch”. This page features updates from the Governor and Legislature, links to important news articles and various budget and advocacy related web sites, as well as important information about how you can get involved to make a difference. Visit this page regularly to keep current on budget issues.

TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - July 201807/10/18
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - June 201806/06/18
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 201805/02/18
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 201803/01/18
TCRC Executive Director Reports To the Board - February 201802/01/18
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - November 201711/01/17
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - October 201710/04/17
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Sept 201709/06/17
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - July 201707/17/17
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - June 201705/31/17
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 201705/03/17
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 201702/28/17
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Feb 201702/02/17
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Nov 201611/02/16
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Oct 201610/04/16
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Sept 201609/07/16
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - July 201607/06/16
CDCAN Reports that Governor Jerry Brown Signed State Budget07/06/16
CDCAN Reports on Links and Summaries of Budget Trailer Bills06/14/16
CDCAN Reports on Budget Deal with Governor and Legislators06/14/16
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - June 201606/02/16
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 201605/05/16
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 201603/03/16
CDCAN Reports - Governor Signs MCO Tax Reform and DD Funding Bills03/02/16
CDCAN Reports on Recent Funding Bills Passed by the Legislature03/02/16
Action Alert - Support Needed for Two Bills02/27/16
CDCAN Reports on Upcoming Vote for Developmental Services Funding02/24/16
ARCA Action Alert - But will they vote Yes?02/24/16
ARCA Action Alert - Call Legislators Now02/19/16
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - February 201602/02/16
SacBee Reports: Brown's $171 billion budget proposal bolsters reserves, school spending01/14/16
CDCAN Reports on Highlights of the Governor's Proposed Budget01/14/16
Governor's Budget Summary 2016-17 - DDS01/14/16
Analysis of FY16-17 Budget from ARCA01/14/16
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - November 201511/04/15
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Oct 201509/30/15
The ARC/UCP Update: The Fight Goes On09/14/15
Sac Bee Article: Enough speechifying, boost pay for care of disabled people09/11/15
CDCAN Update on Cigarette Bill Proposed to Help Fund Developmental Services09/10/15
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Sept 201509/09/15
ARCA's Rick Rollens Interview Aired on KFI09/02/15
Rallies This Week! LA, San Diego & Sacramento08/31/15
Join Rally in Sacremento on Sept 3rd!08/27/15
Budget - More Advocacy Needed - Learn How You Can Help08/14/15
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - July 201507/07/15
The Arc and UCP Report - Advocacy Needed for New Bill07/06/15
CDCAD Reports - State Capital Updates07/01/15
ARCA - New Arena, Same Fight06/26/15
CDCAN Reports - Legislature Appoints Committees06/25/15
Budget Action Alert06/24/15
CDCAN Reports - Main Budget Bills and Trailer Bills06/24/15
The Next Step to Save Our Community Services06/23/15
CDCAN Reports - Budget Trailer Bills and Revised Budget Released06/18/15
CDCAN Reports - Budget Deal Reached06/17/15
Lanterman Coalition - Advocates Devastated by Budget News06/17/15
CDCAN Reports - Budget Vote set for This Afternoon06/16/15
Invitation to Lanterman Coalition's Vigil06/16/15
CDCAN Reports on Funding Restorations and Increases - Less Than Advocated For06/10/15
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - June 201506/03/15
ARCA Action Alert - Call Conference Committee06/03/15
ARCA Action Alert - Still time to Contact Legislators05/29/15
Action Alert: Auto-Email your Legislators Now!05/22/15
ARCA Action Alert - The Legislature can't hear us...05/18/15
ARCA Action Alert - Call, tweet, Fax by May 20th05/15/15
Excerpt on Future of Developmental Centers05/14/15
May Revision to Governor Brown’s Budget05/14/15
CDCAN Reports - No Funding Restored in May Revise05/14/15
Action Alert: Make Call, Write or Share this Week05/11/15
CDCAN Reports on Upcoming Budget Subcommittee Hearings05/07/15
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 201505/06/15
CDCAN Reports on Uniform Holiday Schedule and Half-Day Billing Rulings04/21/15
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 201503/02/15
ARCA's Email - Upcoming Budget Hearings02/18/15
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - February 201502/04/15
Thanks for Your Signature! - View the Change.org Petition01/20/15
CDCAN Reports on Governor's Proposed 2015-2016 Budget01/09/15
2015-2016 Governor's Budget Posted01/09/15
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - November 201411/05/14
Senators Send Letter to Gov Brown on POS and OPS Budget11/04/14
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - October 201409/30/14
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - September 201409/03/14
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - July 201407/08/14
CDCAN Reports on Signing of Budget Trailer Bills including Overtime and Early Start Restoration06/23/14
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - June 201406/04/14
A Call to Action from the Lanterman Coalition05/16/14
Governor Brown Releases May Revise05/14/14
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 201404/30/14
Action Alert - Advocate for People with Developmental Disabilities04/17/14
Renew Early Start - Senate Budget Hearing this Thursday03/25/14
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 201403/05/14
ARCA Paper - Inadequate Rates for Service Provision in CA02/25/14
ARCA Paper - Funding the Work of California's Regional Centers02/25/14
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - February 201402/06/14
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - November 201310/30/13
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - October 201310/02/13
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - September 201309/13/13
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - July 201307/10/13
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - June 201306/06/13
Task Force Established for Developmental Centers05/23/13
Action Alert--Help Restore Early Start05/03/13
DDS Secures Expanded Federal Funding for Community-Based Services05/01/13
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 201305/01/13
ARCA State Positions on Governor's Proposed Budget04/09/13
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 201303/06/13
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - February 201301/31/13
Governor's Budget Highlights from DDS01/25/13
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - November 201210/31/12
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - October 201210/04/12
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - September 201209/05/12
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - July 201207/13/12
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - June 201205/31/12
CDCAN Reports on Proposed 1.25% RC and Provider Payment Reduction05/14/12
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 201205/04/12
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 201203/10/12
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 201203/10/12
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Feb 201202/24/12
Letters to Legislators - Restoration of 4.25 Payment Reduction02/24/12
CDCAN Reports on $200 Million Reduction01/18/12
CDCAN Reports on Proposed Cuts to Developmental Service and IHSS01/18/12
CDCAN Reports on DDS Work Group Meeting Announcement01/18/12
CDCAN Reports on DDS Work Group Meeting Announcement01/18/12
Department of Developmental Services 2012-2013 Governor's Budget Highlights01/18/12
Governor Releases Budget Proposal Early01/06/12
SF Chronicle Article Sees an End to Budget Cuts12/20/11
CDCAN Reports on Trigger Cuts and Other Forecasts12/14/11
SacBee Article on the Spending Cap Proposal12/07/11
CDCAN Reports on Ballot Initiative Sought by Governor12/06/11
KQED Reports on Trigger Cuts12/06/11
LA Times Forecasts Deeper Cuts12/06/11
CDCAN Reports on California's Growing Deficit12/06/11
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Nov 201111/07/11
Governor Brown Signs SB 94610/10/11
LA Times Article Supports SB 94610/04/11
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Oct 201109/29/11
Executive Director's TBL Letter to Stakeholders - September 201109/20/11
CDCAN Reports on Mobilizing Support for SB94609/20/11
ARCA's Letter to Governor Brown - Assembly Bill 86209/16/11
Senate Bill 946 (Steinberg)09/13/11
ARCA's Letter to Governor Brown - Senate Bill 946 (Steinberg)09/13/11
Executive Director Report July 201107/06/11
Governor Brown Signs Honest, Balanced and On-Time Budget07/05/11
Governor Brown Vetos Budget06/16/11
CDCAN Reports on Budget Bills Reaching Governor by Deadline06/16/11
Governor Brown Posts Budget Update on YouTube06/13/11
CASH FLOW / CREDIT LINE UPDATE06/08/11
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - June 201106/02/11
DDS Submits Final Proposals to Legislature05/16/11
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - May 201105/11/11
DDS Presents Cost Savings Proposal in Plain Language05/11/11
DDS - Summary of Proposals to Achieve Savings05/04/11
DDS Hosts Public Forums to Hear from Stakeholders04/22/11
Deep-cuts Budget Already in the Works04/06/11
Article by Former ARCA President Printed in SF Chronicle04/01/11
Jerry Brown Plans to Take his Case for Taxes to Voters04/01/11
Governor Brown Speaks on the Budget After Signing Bills03/31/11
Governor Brown Halts Budget Negotiations03/30/11
INFORMATION HEARINGS - "THE LANTERMAN ACT IN 2011 AND BEYOND"03/23/11
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - March 201103/09/11
Rally! Feb 10, Van Nuys, 10 am02/09/11
Published in LA Times02/07/11
Notes on Assembly Budget Committee Hearing02/04/11
Legislative Analyst's Office issues Report and Recommendations02/04/11
CA Department of Finance Releases Trailer Bills Pertinent to Regional Centers02/02/11
TCRC Executive Director Reports to the Board - Feb 201102/02/11
ARCA Sends Letter to Budget Committee Chairs01/29/11
CA DDS - Service Standards Survey01/28/11
Budget Crisis Action Alert from Tri-Counties Regional Center01/26/11
2011-2012 State Budget Proposal01/10/11

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