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Last Updated: 2/22/2012
Budget Issue: CalWORKs Budget Reductions
Program: Department of Social Services (DSS)
Finding or Recommendation: Adopt CalWORKs budget package based on legislative priorities and magnitude of savings sought. Options include: reducing cash grants, shortening adult time limit, eliminating Cal-Learn, eliminating higher work-exempt cash grants, reducing county single allocation funding, reducing the earned income disregard, increasing severity of sanctions, and decreasing cash grants after long periods of aid.
Further Detail

For more information, see our report The Governor's CalWORKs and Child Care Proposals.