Sacramento Scene: December 2020
By: Matt Patton, CATA Executive Director

The most recent report from the California Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) predicts that Proposition 98 could see a surplus for the fiscal year that begins July 1, 2021. The predicted abundance comes as a great surprise in light of the current economic downturn in California. Proposition 98 is the formula that determines funding for the K-12 and community college systems.