California Governor Jerry Brown (C) waves to the crowd before delivering the State of the State address as Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (L) and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (R) look on. (Getty Images)

Brown Calls For Special Election To Fix Budget

Gov. Jerry Brown gave the first State of the State speech of his new administration Monday, asking lawmakers to set aside their partisan differences for the good of California.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/31/2011


Bell Mayor No-Show At City Council Meeting

The scandal-ridden city of Bell canceled a city council meeting Thursday night after two council members failed to appear, preventing the attendees from reaching quorum, according to the L.A. Times.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/27/2011


2011 Looms As Toughest Year Yet For California Budget

If 2011 is hinting at a national recovery, there is little sign of it in statehouses across the country.


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Brown To Unveil Tight Spending Plan, Reorder Government

Gov. Jerry Brown has been cagey about his spending plans for California, offering few specifics about how he’ll tackle a $28 billion budget deficit.


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Report: LA City Deficit Soars To $87M

City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana warns that the fiscal health of Los Angeles may potentially worsen even more if a plan to privatize parking garages fails to pass.


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Schwarzenegger Places Budget Blame On Voters, Lawmakers

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday pointed the finger at lawmakers and California voters for the $6 billion deficit in the state budget he signed just a month ago.


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California Budget Deficit Tops $25 Billion

Governor-elect Jerry Brown will face a mounting budget crisis when he is sworn into office in January, a gap that now tops one-fifth of the state’s general fund.


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State Budget Plan Relies On ‘Creative Accounting’

A proposal that attempts to end California’s record-long budget impasse and close a $19 billion deficit focuses primarily on targeted spending cuts and a large dose of creative accounting.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/07/2010