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California Budget Deal

Poll: Californians Want Balanced Budget Without Taxes, Spending Cuts

latimes.com | Cathleen Decker, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Californians object to increasing taxes in order to pare the state's massive budget deficit, and instead favor closing the breach through spending cut...

Have Tales Of California's Demise Been Greatly Exaggerated?

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch By Chase Davis It might seem hard to swallow given Gov. Jerry Brown's dour budget pronouncements y...

Jerry Brown Kicks Off Bleak Budget Summit At UCLA

sfgate.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Guv-elect Jerry Brown was so, uh, inspired by the horror stories he heard at Tuesday's budget/education summit at UCLA that he offered a new promise: ...

With Schools In Crisis, Parents Organize Political Pressure Groups

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch By Louis Freedberg As public schools continue to be battered in California's budget wars, parents are ...

State Budget Deal Demonstrates California's Dysfunction

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Byron Williams

The final budget could result in fewer welfare checks dispersed, state workers continuing to take unpaid days off and new drilling for oil would be permitted off the Santa Barbara coast.

California Budgt Deal: Schwarzenegger, Legislature Agree On Plan To Close $26B Budget Deficit

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and California's legislative leaders agreed Monday on a plan to close the state's $26 billion bu...

Calif. lawmakers seek 1 vote to pass budget fix

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers on Monday were locked in a frustrating search for one more vote to approve a $42 billion budget-balanc...