1. Trump could take billions from disaster areas to fund wall  NBC News
  2. Trump admin looking at disaster recovery, military construction funds for wall if he declares a national emergency  CNN
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President Donald Trump has been briefed on a plan to fund the wall with money set aside for civil works projects in the U.S. including Puerto Rico.

The Trump administration is actively examining using billions of dollars in unspent Defense Department disaster recovery and military construction funds for the construction of a border wall in the event the President declares a national emergency, according to a US official.

Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a $209-billion budget that boosts funding for schools and healthcare, with significant one-time spending to combat the state’s homeless epidemic and prepare for future natural disasters.

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Jan. 10, 2019 released a $209 billion California state budget proposal. That’s a small increase over Gov. Jerry Brown’s last budget.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a $144 billion budget this week which will increase the state’s overall spending, with a large cut going towards education programs and health care initiatives, expanding coverage for illegal immigrants.