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  • GOP candidate Tim Donnelly slams Gov. Jerry Brown's budget plan

    GOP candidate Tim Donnelly slams Gov. Jerry Brown's budget plan
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly slashed at Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal Thursday morning, saying the incumbent was taking a rosy, short-sighted view of the state’s fiscal health that fails to address systemic challenges...
  • High-speed rail funding to be key budget issue, Senate leader says

    SACRAMENTO -- A proposal to use money from the state’s cap-and-trade system of pollution credits to help fund the proposed high-speed rail system “is going to be one of the central issues in the budget,” Senate President Pro Tem...
  • Gov. Brown proposes sharp increase in earthquake fault mapping budget

    Gov. Brown proposes sharp increase in earthquake fault mapping budget
    Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing a sharp increase in the state budget to map earthquake faults in California, after months of reports about how the state’s effort has been hobbled by budget cuts over the last two decades. Brown is seeking enough...
  • Maldonado, eyeing governor's post, slams Brown budget on jobs, taxes

    Maldonado, eyeing governor's post, slams Brown budget on jobs, taxes
    Former California Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado, who is weighing a gubernatorial bid, faulted Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget for failing to include provisions that would spur job creation and improve the business climate. "Too many Californians...
  • Arts funding at risk in Brown's budget proposal

    Arts funding at risk in Brown's budget proposal
    Advocates of boosting California's meager state-funded grants to the arts received official word Thursday that they've got some heavy lifting to do, because Gov. Jerry Brown's new budget proposal has no good news for the arts. Brown's budget plan...
  • State budget plan includes $10 billion more for schools

    State budget plan includes $10 billion more for schools
    An improving economy and a voter-approved tax increase will pay faster dividends for California schools than expected, resulting in a $10-billion funding boost over last year under the governor’s proposed budget. The increase is especially welcome...
  • Brown budget proposes more spending but also fiscal restraint

    Brown budget proposes more spending but also fiscal restraint
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown persuaded Californians to elect him by promising to fix the state's financial problems, and his latest budget proposal will play a big role in his effort to stay in the job. His $155-billion blueprint, unveiled...
  • Gov. Brown calls for more funding to map earthquake faults

    Gov. Brown calls for more funding to map earthquake faults
    Gov. Jerry Brown called for a sharp increase in funding for a program to map dangerous earthquake faults in California, reviving an effort hobbled by budget cuts over the last two decades. Brown's proposal caps months of debate on whether city and state...
  • An awful idea: Hammer the disabled to pay for unemployment benefits

    An awful idea: Hammer the disabled to pay for unemployment benefits
    It would take the pen of Jonathan Swift* to fully describe Congress' willingness to beat up on the least fortunate members of society to protect the richest. The latest example is a plan to pay for a one-year extension of unemployment insurance by cutting...
  • L.A. Council agrees with many, but not all, points in 2020 report

    L.A. Council agrees with many, but not all, points in 2020 report
    Los Angeles City Council members responded Friday to a lacerating report on the city's economic health, calling it a much needed assessment while arguing that it failed to fully acknowledge the progress made so far in carving away a staggering budget...
  • Jerry Brown ready to commit to a rainy-day fund

    Jerry Brown ready to commit to a rainy-day fund
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown stepped out from behind the podium holding a green marker, ready to assume the role of professor. As he laid out his new budget plan, he circled the spot on a chart showing California's budding surplus. Some people...