Stimulus funding could join another $200 million from the state if the Legislature approves governor’s budget request for high-speed internet.
Despite a decade of control, Assembly and Senate Republicans have a history of squabbling and missing budget deadlines.
With high costs and low profits, families, providers, and the economy as a whole need the system to change.
This approach, which includes a “revolutionary” expansion of the child tax credit, is likely to boost the economy more effectively than Trump’s coronavirus response signed one year ago, economists say.
Federal CARES money kept farms alive, but state investment would help a sector that does $100 billion in annual business.
“I was concerned about the virus. I knew we had to do everything we could to keep my employees and our customers safe.”
Despite those qualifying for federal and state funds to stay afloat, revenue is down and layoffs common.