State Budget Advocacy Action Items

What do we do now that the budget has left the Conference Committee and is in the hands of the Big 5? To answer that question, following is a message from California Food Policy Advocates (CFAP).

Action Items! What YOU can do!

1. Thank the budget conference committee for their positive actions to
save CFAP and eliminate SFIS (finger imaging). To see who was on the
budget conference committee:

2. Join with others in actions calling for the closing corporate tax
loopholes! Follow this link for more info:

3. Support legislation from Senator Padilla and Senator Steinberg to
raise tobacco taxes and levies on oil extraction. Follow this link for
more info:

4. Tell the Big Five that revenue solutions must be part of the final

Contact Info for the “Big Five”:

Governor Schwarzenegger:

Assembly Speaker Karen Bass:

Assembly Minority Leader Sam Blakeslee:

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg:

Senate Minority Leader Dennis Hollingsworth:

Taken from the St. Anthony Foundation Blog.

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