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Brown Announces Some, Not All, Budget Trigger Cuts

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California’s Latin-fluent governor, as he likes to do, invoked the ancient language when asked what he would say to millions of the state’s citizens impacted by about $1 billion in automatic, and immediate, budget cuts. “Nemo dat non habet,” said … Continue reading »


Budget: Good or Bad, It's Done

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171 days after Governor Jerry Brown proposed a spending plan to the Legislature, Brown sat at a table in his Capitol office and signed a compromise on-time version into law, one that adheres to most of his suggested cuts, skips … Continue reading »


Cash Is King

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July 12, 2007 seemed to be an unremarkable day here in Sacramento. It was a Thursday with a pleasant un-summer-like high temperature of 85 degrees. The budget was almost two weeks late, though that certainly wasn’t surprising. But that day … Continue reading »