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Gov. Brown, legislators negotiating budget help for preschoolers
Gov. Brown, legislators negotiating budget help for preschoolers

With only a few days left before the deadline, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders are negotiating a budget that would expand preschool opportunities for poor children and tap an environmental fund to help pay for the state's beleaguered bullet train project. Only a few details have been discussed publicly as talks continue behind closed doors, and lawmakers were scheduled to meet into the night Wednesday to sort through competing proposals. So far, however, the conversation has mirrored last year's, with Brown insisting on more conservative revenue projections but opening the door for lawmakers to spend more than he originally proposed. "We're going to make...

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