Here a few highlights of Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
Rainy-day fund: Adds $2 billion to the minimum required, bringing fund balance to $8 billion by mid-2017.
K-12 schools: Adds $2.4 billion to bring per-student spending to $10,591.
Higher education: Keeps tuition flat at UC and CSU. Increases core funding by 4.6 percent at CSU and 5.4 percent at UC.
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State worker pay: Sets aside $300 million for raises, but suggests workers will have to share cost of retiree health care.
Buildings: Creates $1.5 billion fund for state buildings, including replacement of the Resources building at Ninth and N streets in Sacramento.
Minimum wage: Allocates $250 million to cover $10 minimum wage for government workers.
Drought: Includes $719 million to reduce impacts of the drought, including wildfires.
Developmentally disabled: Offers at least $130 million increase for programs.
Tax breaks: Includes $400 million to fully fund tax credit to help very low-income workers.
Criminal justice: Assumes $29.3 million from reducing some crimes to misdemeanors. Savings would pay to reduce truancy, help crime victims, and provide mental health treatment for parolees.
In-home health workers: Includes $444 million to pay overtime, the result of a federal order. Restores 7 percent reduction in hours, assuming managed care tax is approved.
SSI/SSP: Increases monthly payments for low-income aged, blind and disabled by $17 for individuals and $31 for couples, beginning in 2017.
Climate change: Proposes $1 billion to reduce emissions in transportation, including funding for mass transit and incentives for zero-emission vehicles.
Roads: Reintroduces a variety of taxes, fees and cap-and-trade money, including a $65-per-vehicle highway user fee to generate about $3.6 billion annually for road repairs.
Marijuana: Spends $24.6 million and hires 126 employees across six state departments to develop and enforce regulations for medical marijuana.
Jails: Proposes $80 million for plans, drawings and construction of an adult jail facility in Sacramento County.
Conservation Corps: Spends nearly $20 million for a kitchen, multipurpose room and dorm replacement at the Auburn campus.
Cal Fire: Projects the replacement of 12 “Vietnam-era” firefighting helicopters.
Source: Governor’s proposed 2016-17 budget