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California’s state budget, by the numbers

Associated Press

(AP) ” Here are the top expenditures in California’s 2007-08 budget and some of the spending cuts made by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger through line-item vetoes. The expenditures include general fund figures, which cover daily operations, and a larger figure that includes bond payments and special distribution funds:

– K-12 education: $41.3 billion; $45.4 billion.

– Health and Human Services: $29.7 billion; $38 billion.

– Higher education: $12 billion; $15 billion.

– Business, Transportation and Housing: $1.6 billion; $13.3 billion.

– Corrections and Rehabilitation: $9.8 billion; $9.9 billion.

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– General government: $1.6 billion: $8.5 billion.

– Legislative, judicial, executive: $3.8 billion; $6.3 billion.

– Resources: $1.7 billion; $5.5 billion.

– Environmental Protection: $90 million; $1.8 billion.

– State and Consumer Services: $577 million; $1.4 billion.

– Labor and Workforce Development: $103 million; $424 million

– Total: $102.3 billion; $145.5 billion.

– Health and Human Services: $527 million.

– General government: $70 million.

– Corrections and Rehabilitation: $39 million.

– Legislative, judicial, executive: $23 million.

– Resources: $17 million.

– K-12 education: $15 million.

– Higher education: $11 million.

– Labor and Workforce Development: $1 million

– Total: $703 million.