SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Health workers, home care workers, social workers and janitors brought a caravan to the California State Capitol on Wednesday to protest proposed budget cuts.
The caravan of more than 60 cars honked their horns and circled the capitol, calling on Gov. Gavin Newsom to change his budget plan.READ MORE: Document Claims Kristin Smart Once Buried In Ruben Flores' Backyard
Workers are saying that cuts to pay and services would harm at-risk communities, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.READ MORE: ‘George Floyd Would Still Be Alive If He Looked Like Me’: Gov. Newsom, Others React To Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict
The group that organized Wednesday’s protest is part of the SEIU labor union.MORE NEWS: Derek Chauvin Guilty On All 3 Counts In George Floyd’s Death
California legislators will have to pass the budget in about two and a half weeks.