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Jerry Brown California Budget

California Governor's Record Spending Plan Is Major Boost To Education

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.09.2015 | Politics

Days after beginning an unprecedented fourth term, California Governor Jerry Brown (D) released a record $113 billion budget, with a five percent incr...

Governor Releases Record California Spending Plan

AP | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's tax windfall lifted Gov. Jerry Brown's spending plan to a record level Tuesday, but the Democratic governor c...


AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 07.06.2013 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Jerry Brown is drawing praise and glowing reviews from the national media for his deft political maneuvering in closing a $...

How Jerry Brown's California Budget Revision Is Playing

William Bradley | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Championing what he calls "prudence, not exuberance," Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday rolled out the annual "May Revise" of his proposed California state budget. How's it playing? Oh, and what's the play?

'A Happy Man Who Rarely Smiles'

Posted 04.25.2013 | Los Angeles

California Governor Jerry Brown doesn't employ a chief of staff or a speechwriter. His office is empty except for two photographs, some books, a couch...

Five Things To Know About The New California Budget

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.12.2013 | San Francisco

Highlights of the California budget plan Gov. Jerry Brown released Thursday: ...

Let's Make A Deal

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 08.21.2012 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California will close its projected $15.7 billion budget deficit by restructuring the state's welfare program, streamlining...

$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...


AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 08.15.2012 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers passed a $92 billion budget Friday to keep their paychecks coming, but they left welfare cuts and othe...

Aaron Sankin

Bad News For Jerry As Tax Vote Looms | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.08.2012 | San Francisco

The moonbeams reflecting off California Governor Jerry Brown have been shining a little less brightly of late. A Field Poll released this week show...

The Golden State Gone Broke

Anthony Gregory | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics
Anthony Gregory

Jerry Brown recognizes that something must give, and that cutting spending is unavoidable. This is, in some ways, marks an improvement over his fiscally reckless predecessor.

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 ...

WATCH: Animal Activist Urges Jerry Brown To 'Stop And Think Of Sutter'

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.25.2012 | San Francisco

Former state senator and animal activist Tom Hayden has put forth a commendable effort to tug right at our dear governor's heart strings. His secre...

Still California Dreamin'

AP | By JULIET WILLIAMS and JASON DEAREN | Posted 01.06.2012 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- While most other states are limiting expectations as they try to recover from the recession, Gov. Jerry Brown is dreaming of a b...

Brown's Budget Revealed: Big Cuts To Schools If Tax Plan Rejected

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 03.06.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California faces a smaller budget deficit in the coming fiscal year but will require nearly $5 billion in cuts to public ed...

Brown: Prop 13 Faces Challenge If Budget Talks Fail | Posted 08.23.2011 | Los Angeles

Gov. Jerry Brown hinted Thursday that if the budget talks with Republicans break down, the initiative fight that would follow would not be limited to ...