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A "Comprehensive" Budget Deal Is... ?

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The leader of one of California’s most influential interest groups dipped his feet oh so carefully into the budget debate for the first time this morning, hinting that current talks of mixing cuts and taxes just might… might… be worth … Continue reading »


New Anti-Brown Ad Has Familiar Ring

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A TV ad funded by a business advocacy organization attacking the long record of Jerry Brown, featuring a morphing of a younger Brown into his current self, and criticizing the Democrat’s record as governor more than two decades ago. This … Continue reading »


Podcast: An Education

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Educational political ads and education funding in the budget are both parts of this week’s Capital Notes Podcast. But there’s oh so much more. Capitol Weekly’s Anthony York and I tackle the big news from the race for governor — … Continue reading »


Budget Initiative Battle Line: Fees

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If you follow California politics, you’re well versed in the pros and cons of reducing the legislative vote for a new state budget to a simple majority of each house. But should the issue make it to the ballot this … Continue reading »