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State budget cuts impact on Butte County on public safety

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State budget cuts impact on Butte County on public safety

State budget cuts impact on Butte County on public safety

Butte county leaders are working on a plan to keep things running under Gov.

Gavin Newsom's revised state budget on private and public zones on Tuesday as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

The state went from a 54 billion dollar surplus to a 21 billion dollar shortfall.

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Information.# butte county leaders are working on a plan to keep things running under governor gavin newsom's revised state budget.

Action news now reporter mackenzie drigo joins us live at the butte county sheriff's station in chico.

Mackenzie, will this impact public safety?

Yes hayleyãto the tune of 2.5 million dollars.

Butte county chief primaryily funds public safety in the county," 14 seconds debra lucero suervisor of district 2 butte county "general fund pays for local fund of public safety but that's usually the first thing we want to keep, we want to keep our firefighters, our police officers, all of that," district 2 butte county supervisor debra lucero says the library may be cut.

She says libraries are essential to communities with public safety and the internet.

Mental health agencies are also looking at some big cuts.

I'll break that down for you tonight at 6.

Mcracken says the gas tax is a big issue as well




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