Projects the state will collect $97.1 billion in general fund revenue and adopts a $96.3 billion spending plan for the 2013-14-fiscal year starting July 1. It maintains a $1.1 billion reserve and pays down some of the debt accrued during the recession.
An additional $42 billion will be spent from special funds and $7 billion from bond proceeds, bringing total state spending to $145.3 billion.
Provides about $55.3 billion in local and state revenue for K-12 education and two-year community colleges under the state's school funding minimum known as Proposition 98.
Allocates $2.1 billion to begin moving to a new K-12 funding formula that would channel additional money to school districts with high levels of low-income students and those with limited English proficiency. The formula gives more money to school districts with higher proportions of children in those groups but met resistance from advocates for suburban and wealthier districts.
School districts will get more control of how to spend state aid. Democrats say districts will be held accountable, such as requiring them to create master plans to track the success of English learners. But Republicans say the package lacks a requirement that the money be used on services and program that have proved effective.
Spends $1.2 billion in one-time money for districts to implement the "common core" standards, which are more rigorous academically and are intended to better prepare students for college and a career. The money can be spent as districts choose on such areas teacher training, instructional materials and technology.
Provides $250 million for career technical education grants to K-12 education and community colleges on a one-time basis.
Approves a 5 percent increase to the University of California and the California State University systems for $250 million in general fund spending. Each system will receive $125 million.
Provides initial funding for college scholarships for students whose families earn less than $150,000 a year, known as a middle-class scholarship. California would establish a Middle Class Scholarship program beginning in the 2014 academic year. The scholarship would reduce student fees by up to 40 percent for families making less than $100,000 and up to 10 percent for families earning $150,000. The scholarship appropriation would be capped at $305 million annually once it is fully implemented.
Requires the University of California to use $15 million of its general fund to support a new medical school at the University of California, Riverside, to help address the state's doctor shortage.
Expands the state's Medicaid program, known as Medi-Cal, to some 1.4 million Californians under President Barack Obama's health care reforms starting next year. Raises the income eligibility of an adult to 138 percent of the federal poverty level, or nearly $15,900 for a single adult or $32,500 for a family of four. The federal government will pay the entire amount of the expanded coverage from 2014 to 2016, gradually reducing that to a 90 percent share.
Cuts $300 million in state funding to counties to provide indigent care as a result of moving more poor people into Medi-Cal, an expansion that initially will be funded by the federal government. Under a compromise by Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders, some of the savings will be kept at the local level to pay for welfare programs.
Restores basic adult dental care starting in May 2014 for 3 million Medi-Cal recipients, which would allow the poor to receive preventive care and dentures. It would cost the state $16.9 million this fiscal year and $86 million in the next year.
Provides $142 million in one-time general fund money to the California Health Facilities Financing Authority to provide mobile crisis teams and support to stabilize the mentally ill. Also supported by federal money and mental health funding from a 2004 ballot initiative known as Proposition 63.
Increases child care and preschool funding by more than $100 million and provides a 5 percent child grant increase starting in March for families on CalWORKS, the state's welfare-to-work program.
Allows a CalWORKS recipient to own a car valued up to $9,500, which is double the current limit, in order to qualify for benefits.
This ballot initiative was approved by voters last fall and closed a corporate tax loophole, sending more money to state coffers. The state will spend a portion of Proposition 39 money on energy programs at public schools and community colleges. Specifically, the compromise devotes $428 million to energy programs, including $380 million for schools and $48 million for community colleges. An additional $28 million will go into a revolving loan program for both.
Restores $63 million to the state court system, less than court officials and some lawmakers had wanted.