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Record Health and Human Services Pork Barrel Projects in California’s Largest State Budget

Part V: Health and Human Services pork projects

By Katy Grimes, June 17, 2019 2:06 am

California’s largest state budget ever — $215 billion — is larded with a record number of local pork-barrel projects injected by individual legislators, often in exchange for “horse trading”  votes on passage of certain pieces of legislation. “Pork barrel” is a metaphor for the appropriation of government spending for localized projects secured solely or primarily to bring money to a representative’s district.

There is pork in every aspect of this budget as California Globe is reportingGeneral Government Augmentations in 2019-20 Budget, Education, Resources and Transportation, Health and Human Services, and Public Safety. 

This article will address the Health and Human Services –  nearly $500,000,000 million of extras:

TOTAL: $496,350,000 extra pork barrel projects in the California Budget.

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