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CHP Reaches Tentative Furlough Agreement Amid Looming Budget Deadline

California Highway Patrol officers have reached a tentative furlough agreement in efforts to help close the state’s $16 billion budget gap.



Lawmakers To Take Up Second Half Of Budget Deficit

With half the state budget gap resolved, California lawmakers saved the toughest decisions for this week as they decide on possible tax extensions and whether to eliminate local redevelopment agencies.


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Gov. Brown Asks For ‘Top 10’ Lists To Cut Waste, Improve Efficiency

Gov. Jerry Brown is taking a page from David Letterman’s playbook and asking California’s top watchdog agencies to create “Top 10” lists for cutting waste and improving efficiency.


LAUSD Contemplates Layoffs Of 7,300 To Close Budget Gap

The Los Angeles Unified School District could lay off as many as 7,300 employees in the upcoming school year to close a $408 million budget hole.

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LA Officials Unveil Plan To Send Layoff Notices

Los Angeles school officials have unveiled a plan that would see thousands of teachers get preliminary layoff notices.


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LA Schools Face $268M Budget Gap Next School Year

The Los Angeles schools superintendent says the district faces a $268 million budget deficit for the next academic year that could affect up to 3,300 jobs.