'Eat Your Heart Out': Gov. Gavin Newsom Touts California Comeback Plan In Visit To SouthlandGov. Gavin Newsom was joined by state and local leaders Tuesday in El Sereno to talk up his California Comeback Plan — a $100 billion budget that seeks to provide relief to those in need and tackle major state challenges.
Stimulus Check Update: Who Is Eligible For The Possible New Round Of Payments In California?The surplus could lead to another round of stimulus payments for eligible taxpayers and impact "just shy of 80% of all tax filers," Governor Gavin Newsom said.
LA County Preparing To House Youth Locally When State Juvenile Prisons CloseStarting in January of next year, the Department of Juvenile Justice will no longer take new youth, who will instead will be housed at the county level to keep them closer to their communities and families.
California To Cut Billions In Spending, Forecasts 22% Plunge In RevenuesCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday proposed cutting $6.1 billion from a variety of programs in a budget he says prioritizes public education, public health and public safety.
California Lawmakers Pass Budget Expanding Help For PoorState lawmakers approved a $139 billion budget Thursday that uses California's massive surplus to boost funding for homeless programs, welfare, child care and universities while also socking some money into savings.
Calif. Budget Deal Reached, Vote Coming ThursdayThe budget agreement does not authorize an extension of the cap-and-trade program.
Gov. Brown Pitches $122.5B Budget, Warns Of DeficitThe budget is consistent with Brown's policy of fiscal prudence, although lawmakers want to continue spending on important programs.
Proposed $122.6B Budget Increases Funds For California Education, Health CareGov. Jerry Brown proposed a $122.6 billion budget plan Thursday that attempts to balance his fiscally restrained approach to spending with increasing demands for California to invest in social service and health care programs.
California Pays Off $15 Billion In Costly Debt From 2004California is set to make its final payment on $15 billion in costly borrowing championed a decade ago by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
California Legislature Approves Compromise $115.4B BudgetCalifornia lawmakers on Friday passed a compromise budget to meet Gov. Jerry Brown's demands for restrained spending, even as the package sends billions more to public schools and increases spending on health care and social services.
Brown, Lawmakers Agree On $115.4B BudgetGov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders have reached a deal on a California budget with $115.4 billion in spending in the upcoming fiscal year.
California Legislature Passes Record $117.5B BudgetCalifornia lawmakers approved a $117.5 billion Democratic spending plan Monday that would send more money to public schools and establish a new tax credit for the working poor, as legislative leaders continue to negotiate a final deal with Gov. Jerry Brown.
Gov. Brown's Budget Plan Expected To Include Catastrophic Cuts To In-Home Care ServicesActivists are concerned the changes Gov. Jerry Brown plans to make to California's budget Tuesday will include huge cuts to resources for in-home caregivers.
Lawmakers, Brown Compromise On Rainy Day FundGov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday agreed to replace the rainy day fund measure on the November ballot with a bipartisan plan that would set aside revenue of up to 10 percent of California's general fund and dedicate money to paying down the state's massive debts and liabilities.
California Resurgent Under Brown, But Spending A WorryGov. Jerry Brown is drawing praise and glowing reviews from the national media for his deft political maneuvering in closing a $25 billion budget deficit and restoring some of California's financial luster after years of recession.