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Here's a look at which Californians will take home more money next year, and who will pay more:
Women and young families
The budget deal includes funding to increase the state's paid family leave plan from six to eight weeks. Lawmakers on Sunday also proposed increasing the pay replacement from 60 percent of wages to 90 percent of wages.
The budget would end sales taxes on diapers and feminine hygiene products like tampons for two years.
Female lawmakers who had tried to end the taxes for years, arguing they place an unfair burden on women and young families, had pushed for the tax breaks to extend beyond two years. But they didn't prevail in the final budget compromise.
Low-income households with kids
Newsom's budget makes about 3 million
Lawmakers on the
Newsom wanted to create an additional
Altogether, the changes would cost
"I would consider it yet another pro-family policy that's in the best interest of
Undocumented immigrants under 26 will be newly eligible for
Undocumented children are already eligible for the program until they turn 19. The budget deal extends their eligibility by seven years.
People struggling to afford health care
Middle-income people, seniors and low-income people will all get new help paying for health care under the budget deal.
The budget includes about
Families in that range currently aren't eligible for government subsidized health insurance, but
To pay for additions to the state's paid family leave plan, lawmakers and Newsom plan to use money from reserves and from the state's payroll tax.
"In the discussion we've been having, we're pretending that this has no cost, but it really does," he said during the discussion in the Budget Conference Committee where lawmakers gave the deal initial approval.
People who don't buy health insurance
To pay for most of the middle-income subsidies,
The state-level mandate will be based on the federal mandate. In 2016, the penalty was
The Newsom administration projects that the mandate will raise about
People who fall below a certain income threshold would be exempted from paying the penalty, but a mandate would still disproportionately affect people in lower- and middle-income tax brackets, according to an analysis by the
Anyone with a phone
The budget deal also includes an
The money would be aimed at upgrading the state's outdated system to "Next Generation 911," which would have more accurate call location data and expanded texting capabilities.
Business organizations and the
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