Our economy cannot successfully reopen if we do not support the health and safety of child care providers in the coming months.
School districts prefer late payments to budget cuts but some districts will bear a larger burden, and it may be years before deferrals are paid off.
Legislators spared K-12 schools and community colleges cuts, but will force them to borrow billions and rely on more stimulus aid from Congress.
Both Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders are betting Congress will deliver tens of billions more in aid to states.