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Tag: State Budget

Brown, Legislature Reach Deal on Rainy Day Fund

May 8, 2014 | 2:23 pm

Brown, Legislature Reach Deal on Rainy Day Fund

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Ballot measure would require state to create a budget reserve by setting aside surplus tax dollars.

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A Guide to California’s June 2014 Primary Ballot Measures

May 5, 2014 | 10:09 am

A Guide to California’s June 2014 Primary Ballot Measures

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From KQED News: An easy-to use guide to the two measures on the state’s June 3 primary ballot.

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Brown Makes Pitch for Rainy Day Fund

April 29, 2014 | 10:10 am

Brown Makes Pitch for Rainy Day Fund

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In rare appearance before legislative panel, governor promotes plan for expanded budget reserve fund.

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Brown Calls Special Session For Rainy Day Fund Plan

April 17, 2014 | 7:00 am

Brown Calls Special Session For Rainy Day Fund Plan

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Governor’s proposal focuses on capital gains taxes, the most volatile area of revenue.

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‘Excited’ Jerry Brown Announces He’ll Run Again for Governor

February 27, 2014 | 2:04 pm

‘Excited’ Jerry Brown Announces He’ll Run Again for Governor

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Veteran Democrat cites fiscal accomplishments as he confirms campaign for historic fourth term.

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State, Cities Still Wrangling Over Billions in Redevelopment Money

February 19, 2014 | 6:30 am

State, Cities Still Wrangling Over Billions in Redevelopment Money

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Brentwood, 150 other cities wage court fight to hold on to cash that state seeks to divert to schools.

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A Tale of 2 San Francisco Public Schools: Do PTAs Widen Inequality?

February 17, 2014 | 10:18 am

A Tale of 2 San Francisco Public Schools: Do PTAs Widen Inequality?

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Is it fair that some schools benefit from active PTA fundraising while others languish?

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State Legislative Analyst: Thumbs Down on Governor’s Plan to Freeze Tuition

February 13, 2014 | 8:30 am

State Legislative Analyst: Thumbs Down on Governor’s Plan to Freeze Tuition

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A new report says freezing tuition now will just shift the burden of new increases to the next recession.

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Gov. Brown’s Rainy Day Fund Is Latest Try to Fix Major Budget Problem

February 11, 2014 | 1:18 pm

Gov. Brown’s Rainy Day Fund Is Latest Try to Fix Major Budget Problem

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Governor’s proposal would force state to save some extra tax revenue for deficit years.

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Gov. Brown’s Budget: Are Kids Getting Short Shrift?

January 13, 2014 | 9:00 am

Gov. Brown’s Budget: Are Kids Getting Short Shrift?

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Two advocacy groups give the state low marks in many areas, including health and education.

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