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Legislative Analyst Likes Governor’s Budget

January 14, 2013 | 1:44 pm

Legislative Analyst Likes Governor’s Budget

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If Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor are Facebook friends, then Taylor has probably just clicked “like” under Brown’s Jan. 10 status update. That’s when Brown proposed a balanced budget. Taylor’s approval matters because the legislative analyst’s mission is to give an independent analysis of fiscal matters facing the state government. The […]

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January 11, 2012 | 11:05 am

LAO Releases Overview of Guv’s Budget; Revenue Estimates ‘Bigger Question Mark Than Usual’

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The Legislative Analyst’s Office has released its overview of the governor’s proposed budget. Read it here. One key paragraph that addresses the Brown budget’s reliance on higher taxes that must be approved by voters in November: Revenue Estimates Bigger Question Mark Than Usual Our revenue estimates—including estimates of state revenue gains from the Governor’s proposed […]

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November 17, 2011 | 9:06 am

LAO Says Budget Shortfall Will Require Automatic Cuts, But Brown Administration May Have Final Say

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The annual fiscal forecast of the Legislative Analyst’s Office is always interesting to budget wonks, but never so consequential to the services used by millions of Californians as it is this year. That forecast, released yesterday, projects the state will take in $3.7 billion less revenue than the budget signed by Governor Jerry Brown, thus […]

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