Competing SSI State Subsidy Cut Proposals In California
Looks like hard times are coming for SSI recipients in California. According to the Sacramento Bee, the Republicans, the Democrats and the governor all want to cut the state SSI supplement to help meet a huge budget deficit. Each has a plan. The Democrats want to cut the supplement by $656 million. The Republicans want to cut twice as much, $1.3 billion. Governor Swartznegger wants to cut the supplement by $1.4 billion.