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State Government

Emergency Drought Relief Money Still Unspent

July 7, 2014 | Ben Adler

Four months after Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic lawmakers announced “emergency drought legislation,” the vast majority of the money sits untouched.

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State Government

Districts Cite Financial Concerns As Brown Signs CalSTRS Budget Bill

June 24, 2014 | Ben Adler

School districts, teachers and state taxpayers will each chip in more money to stabilize the California State Teachers Retirement System under a measure signed Tuesday by Governor Jerry Brown.

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State Government

Legislature Approves $156 Billion Budget

June 16, 2014 | Katie Orr

Democrats are lauding the passage of California’s $156 billion budget while Republicans say state spending is becoming excessive.

State Government

Governor, pro Tem, Speaker Declare Budget Deal

June 13, 2014 | Ben Adler

California Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders say they’ve reached a final budget deal.

State Government

Budget Update: No Final Deal Yet, But Compromises Emerge

June 12, 2014 | Ben Adler

California Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have yet to announce a state budget deal – even though many of their compromises have been ratified by a joint Senate-Assembly conference committee

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State Government

California Home Healthcare Workers Get Budget Win

June 12, 2014 | Katie Orr

California lawmakers are rejecting a budget proposal by Governor Jerry Brown that would cap the number of hours home healthcare workers can be paid for.

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State Government

California Higher Ed Could Get A One-Time Cash Infusion

June 12, 2014 | Max Pringle

California colleges and universities could get an additional $100 million if tax revenue exceeds expectations this fiscal year.

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State Government

California Budget Deal Begins To Emerge

June 11, 2014 | Ben Adler

Gov. Jerry Brown has convinced Democratic lawmakers to use his more conservative revenue projections. But Democrats will still get some of their top priorities - including pre-kindergarten and child care for thousands of low-income four-year-olds.

 Andrew Nixon, Capital Public Radio

State Government

Families Concerned About Possible Changes To IHSS

June 11, 2014 | Katie Orr

One of the largest points of tension in this year’s budget process is whether to implement new restrictions on California’s In-Home Supportive Services program.

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