“Californians deserve a
budget that works for everyone!”
Committee Vice Chair Obernolte Responds
Tuesday January 10, 2017 ____ Sacramento,
California, Assembly Budget Committee Vice-Chairman
(R-Hesperia) issued the following statement in response to the release of
Governor Brown’s 2017-18 budget proposal.
deserve a budget that works for everyone. I am pleased that Governor Brown is
proposing a responsible spending plan in the light of the economic uncertainties
facing California. However, the budget should focus on fixing existing state
programs that are failing before committing more money to new programs.”
to help Californian’s learn job skills for the 21st century, fix the
state’s failing Denti-Cal program, invest in repairs to California’s crumbling
infrastructure, and solve the housing crisis that is causing
California’s poverty rate to be the highest in the nation.”
the real issues facing people across our state, and they should be a priority
in any budget discussion.
this budget also continues to ignore the state’s out-of-control pension
debts and retiree health care liabilities. These debts are growing larger by the day,
and they steal resources from vital programs like education, health care, and
public safety. Any truly balanced budget
must address these threats to our financial stability.”
Represents the 33rd Assembly District, which includes the San Bernardino County communities of Adelanto, Apple Valley, Baker, Barstow, Big Bear City, Big Bear Lake, Big River, Crestline, Fort Irwin, Hesperia, Johnson Valley, Lake Arrowhead, Lenwood, Lucerne Valley, Needles, Oak Hills, Phelan, Running Springs, Silver Lakes, Trona, Twentynine Palms Base, Twin Peaks and Victorville.