BUDGET CUTS UPDATE

Wednesday, July 17, 2002


THURSDAY BUDGET EVENTS POSTPONED

The Thursday, July 18th press conference in the Capitol in Sacramento–to unveil over 50 higher-income signatories in support of upper tax bracket restoratio–is POSTPONED, and to be rescheduled at an appropriate time. Assemblywoman Helen Thomson, the anticipated host of the event, is unavailable; her husband had a heart attack earlier this week. We send our best wishes for his full recovery.

The Thursday, July 18th press conference in San Diego–to spotlight the Assembly Republicans there who have not voted for the budget–is also POSTPONED. That will likely be rescheduled next week.

LOS ANGELES EVENT TODAY: A Los Angeles event with ACORN, Health Access, SEIU, AARP, Gray Panthers, Americans for Democratic Action, and others had over 100 people rally in front of Assemblyman Keith Richman’s office in Grenada Hills today, focusing on child care and health care cuts. Southern California radio listeners heard about it on KFI, KFWB, and KPFA, and it was mentioned in today’s story in the Los Angeles Times:

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-budget17jul17.story?coll=la%2Dheadlines%2Dcalifornia



Anthony E. Wright

Health Access

1127 11th St., #234, Sacramento, CA 95814

Ph: 916-442-2308, Fx: 916-497-0921

awright@health-access.org

Health Access California promotes quality, affordable health care for all Californians.
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