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Child development agencies sue to halt state funding shift

Apr 5, 2011 10:14:36 PM- latimes.com
County commissions challenge legality of legislation to divert money from children's programs to reduce the deficit. The agencies receive funding from a tobacco tax approved by voters in 1998.

A group of agencies that operate programs for children in California is suing Gov. Jerry Brown over legislation he signed to shift nearly $1 billion away from their funds to help close the state's budget deficit.

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