Fong criticizes new state budget

Assemblyman calls out Democrats for approving funding of high speed rail.

Assemblyman Vince Fong (R-Kern County) was strongly critical of the 2020-21 State Budget, which passed out of the State Legislature today for the Governor’s signature:

“Passing a budget that includes a $9 billion tax increase on struggling businesses and medical research for COVID-19 is simply tone-deaf,” Fong said. “This is the worst possible time to burden businesses that are struggling to reopen and hire new workers.

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