Cal Facts 1996 -- State Spending

Cal Facts 1996, Part V
State Spending

State Spending Growth Resumes As Recession Ends a

(In Billions)

Spending Growth Varies Considerably by Program Area a

1985-86 Through 1995-96

Special Fund Spending Has Grown Faster
Than General Fund Spending Until Recently

Annual Percentage Growth

Most State Spending Is for Education, Health and Social Services


Operating Surpluses Paying Off Accumulated Deficit

(In Billions)

Initiative Measures Limit State And Local Fiscal Flexibility

Most Federal Spending Is Outside the State Budget


Table of Contents Part IV, State Revenue Part VI, Program Trends -- Part A

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