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‘Everything On The Table’ After Proposed Sales Tax Hike Defeated

The defeat of a proposed half-cent sales tax increase sent officials at City Hall scrambling Wednesday to determine the next step in trimming the city’s $200 million deficit.

03/06/2013

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Longer Lines At LAX, Other Airports As Budget Cuts Take Effect

It may take a few days, but the impact of automatic across-the-board budget cuts in Washington could soon make an impact in the Southland.

03/04/2013

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Small Businesses Set To Bear Brunt Of $45B In Spending Cuts

Small business owners across the Southland were preparing for reductions in staffing and other economic challenges after automatic federal budget cuts began taking effect Friday.

03/01/2013

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Budget Cuts To Hit Border Patrol Ranks In ‘Perfect Storm’

Hours before federal spending cuts were set to go into effect, the impact was already beginning to be felt Thursday along the U.S.- Mexico border and in California prisons.

02/28/2013

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LAUSD, Airports, Defense Firms Brace For Budget Cuts

Several local agencies are already preparing for less money from the federal government come Friday.

02/26/2013

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Trial Delays, Longer Lines Expected From Court Closures

The closure of 10 regional courthouses in Los Angeles County is expected to result in trial delays and longer lines, a judge said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/15/2012

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LAUSD Rescinds Furlough Days After Prop. 30 Passage

Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will get a full school year for the first time since 2008.

11/13/2012

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Prop. 30 Likely To Eliminate LAUSD Furlough Days

A possible funding cut of $255 million to the Los Angeles Unified school district is no longer on the table after voters passed Proposition 30.

11/13/2012

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CSU Eyes New Fees To Push Students To Graduate On Time

California State University officials are set to unveil incentives for college students to graduate on time even as budget cuts in Sacramento have cut classes and admissions at campuses statewide.

11/09/2012

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‘More Cuts’ Or Tax Hike? LA City Council Mulls Options

The Los Angeles City Council will consider several tax measures Wednesday, including a motion to ask voters to raise the city’s sales tax by one-half percent.

10/31/2012

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LAUSD Superintendent: Shorter School Year Due To Budget Crisis

The superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District said Monday that the school year will likely end in April if the state and federal budget crisis isn’t resolved.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2012

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LAUSD Seeks Arts Revival Ahead Of More Budget Cuts

The district faces a “substantially shorter school year” along with cuts to transportation, magnet schools, and honors classes if voters reject proposed tax hikes next month.

10/08/2012

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‘No One Left To Lay Off': LAUSD ‘Doomsday’ Scenario Looms

LAUSD officials Wednesday warned of more layoffs and a shortened school year if voters reject proposed tax increases on Election Day.

10/03/2012

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Funding Cuts Force Santa Monica College To Drop Winter Classes

The campus of Santa Monica College will be a little be colder and darker this year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/07/2012

Students And Teachers Protest Proposed Budget Cuts To California University System

CSU Downplays Report On Policy To Accept Out-Of-State Students

Officials denied a report alleging the system would allow out-of-state students — and their higher tuitions — to bypass a statewide enrollment freeze.

08/17/2012

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