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A Fair Start for California's Children

Deborah Kong | Posted 07.15.2014 | Education
Deborah Kong

On the same day that California Governor Jerry Brown released his revised state budget proposal, a new State Preschool Yearbook looking at California's early learning programs found that our state is moving in the wrong direction.

Early Learning on Speaker Pérez's Budget To-Do List

Catherine Atkin | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Catherine Atkin

With California's economy rebounding and the state budget stabilizing, we now face a critical choice about how to invest in our future.

Legislative Analyst: California Budget Is Balanced

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 03.16.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- After years of cutting education and social services to close deficits, California's budget is finally in balance as long as sta...

WTF: $2.3 Billion Gap Discovered In CA Accounting

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 07.30.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The state controller and the Department of Finance are $2.3 billion apart in their calculations of how much money is in hundreds...

ELEVENTH HOUR: Governor Meets Budget Deadline

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 06.27.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California Gov. Jerry Brown is facing a deadline to sign a roughly $92 billion state spending plan. Democratic lawmakers are wr...

$92.1 Billion Budget Passed

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 06.16.2012 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders still face tough negotiations on welfare cuts even though lawmakers passed a $92 billion...

Jerry Brown Gets A Pay Cut

Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.01.2012 | San Francisco

California Governor Jerry Brown shrugged off the pay cut that's soon to lighten his wallet. "I'd run for governor whether it was a paid job or not,...

SAVED: Lee To Restore $6.6 Million In AIDS Funding

Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.17.2012 | San Francisco

Mayor Ed Lee announced plans to restore $6.6 million in cut federal funding for HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention in San Francisco on Thursday. ...

Governor To Announce New State Spending Plans After Huge Budget Shortfall

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 07.14.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's sputtering economic recovery is putting a heavier-than-expected drag on state tax revenue, leading Gov. Jerry ...

Will Yellow School Buses Be Gone Forever?

AP | Posted 02.14.2012 | San Francisco

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- School districts throughout California are scrambling to cover the elimination of $248 million in funding for school buses startin...

CHOP CHOP: Jerry Brown Imposes $1 Billion More In Budget Cuts

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 02.12.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday ordered $1 billion in midyear cuts to California's budget that will result in pain for students...

California's Dire Budget Situation May Trigger Draconian Cuts

AP | By JUDY LIN | Posted 01.16.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California faces $2 billion in automatic spending cuts at the first of the year that will reduce funding for public schools, hig...

How Much Would You Pay To Attend A UC?

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Los Angeles

By Terence Chea, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- University of California officials on Thursday proposed a long-term budget plan that could ...

Schwarzenegger's California Budget Revision SPARES Higher Ed

The Daily Californian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

California's public university systems saw a reprieve Friday as they escaped Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's budgetary axe in his revision of the state b...