Ensures fair wages are paid to truck drivers who deliver ready-mixed concrete to public works projects.
Budget Wins for Orange County (2015-2016)
Increased the size of the Rainy Day Fund to $6.7 billion, and directed $1.75 billion to a special fund to help the state prepare for economic uncertainties. Also paid down debts and liabilities by $1.3 billion.
Maintained tuition costs at University of California and California State University at 2011-12 levels while providing significant, new one-time and ongoing funding increases.
Funded cost-of-living increases for Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payments, the first boost since 2005.
Included $2 billion for state infrastructure improvements and maintenance, including $1.3 billion for state buildings, $270 million for local jails, and $688 million maintenance at levees, state parks, universities and community colleges, prisons, state hospitals and other state facilities.
Implemented the first-ever California Earned Income Tax Credit ($380 million) to help the state’s poorest working families.