Gov. Jerry Brown has signed California’s $108 billion budget for the coming fiscal year that pays down debt, builds a rainy day fund and provides additional money for schools and health care.
Teachers want officials to restore pay cuts and boost the number of nurses, librarians and other key positions as part of a proposed $6.8 billion budget plan for the coming school year.
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Lawmakers are facing a Sunday deadline to pass a $108 billion spending plan that will meet Gov. Jerry Brown’s demands for a rainy day fund and paying down debt while allocating some of the surplus to programs benefiting lower-income Californians.
A key disagreement has emerged over the size of the 2014-15 spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Lawmakers face a June 15 deadline set by the state constitution to pass a balanced budget.
The leaders of the nation’s busiest sea port approved a nearly $1 billion budget Thursday that focuses on fending off competitors by expanding and modernizing the sprawling trade complex.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is on his first official visit to the Capitol and is making his case for revitalizing California’s most populous city.
Cal State Long Beach and other CSU campuses statewide will hire hundreds of new faculty members to help make up for massive cutbacks during the recession, officials said Monday.
A proposed budget for the cash-strapped city of San Bernardino may put libraries on the chopping block.
Jackson’s retirement from the $150,000-a-year position will take effect June 30.
The state’s independent budget analyst predicted Friday that California will collect $2.5 billion more than Gov. Jerry Brown forecasts for the coming fiscal year, giving Democrats a reason to push spending.
About 95 percent of those diagnosed with diabetes have type II which “often is preventable.”
Governor Brown’s finance department estimates the total cost to the state to repay the bond will be $19.5 billion, which includes $4.5 billion in interest.
California Gov. Jerry Brown released a record-high level of spending Tuesday in his latest revision to the state budget.
California faces $340 billion in debts, or more than $8,500 for each of its 38 million residents, the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office said Wednesday in recommending that the state set priorities for paying down its key long-term liabilities.