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Brown follows centrist course with earned income tax credit
Brown follows centrist course with earned income tax credit

If you were the governor with extra bucks to burn, would you help the working poor? Or help the aged and disabled poor who are unable to work? Another choice: Provide healthcare for immigrants in the country illegally? Or help poor kids get dental care. Gov. Jerry Brown had these and many such options to choose from last week in revising his $169-billion budget proposal for the next fiscal year. In the above cases, he opted to spend money on the working poor and the immigrants here illegally, but stiff the impoverished aged and disabled and children with toothaches. It isn't easy being California's Democratic governor when you're casting yourself as a tightwad bent...

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