May 09

Governor's May Revision Include 2.71% COLA


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Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will announce his revised 2018-19 state budget proposal during a press conference on Friday, May 11, 2018.  The Governer's May revision will include an increase in the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) from 2.5% to 2.71%.  

The press conference is closed to the public but can be viewed via webcast at 

If you would like to know more about the COLA, The Legislative Analysts Office provides an overview showing how the state calculates COLA based on information provided by the Federal Government, and the impact on the budget. 

To learn more about the Governor's May revisions, Capitol Advisors Group, CAPSES's contract lobbyist firm will host May Revision Workshops across the state in May.  Click here to register for a workshop in your area.  The seminars and materials are free.  Register soon to guarantee a spot.