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California Budget 2017

Complete coverage of California's budgeting process for the year 2017-2018  from Gov. Jerry Brown's initial and revised proposals, to expert analysis and lawmaker reactions, to debate, revisions and eventual passage.

 

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Gov. Brown Signs Budget With Increased Education, Social Service Spending

June 27, 2017 | Ben Bradford

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a $183 billion budget into law Tuesday, which raises spending on education, child care and Medi-Cal.

State Government

Recall Provision In California Budget Seeks To Save Dems' Supermajority

June 16, 2017 | Ben Adler

California lawmakers have approved a state budget deal with a provision that has Republicans accusing Democrats of trying to steal an election.

State Government

California Senate Budget Committee Cracks Up Over Bureau Of 'Cannibals' Control

June 14, 2017 | Julia Mitric

Whether a Freudian slip or merely a typo, a legislative staff report on a piece of the California budget package drew laughter when in place of the word "cannabis," it said "cannibals."

State Government

Calif. Budget Calls For Getting More Eligible Students Into CSU Schools

June 14, 2017 | Sally Schilling

The California State University system says 31,000 students who are eligible for enrollment don't end up getting accepted to the schools they apply to.

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Blog: California Lawmakers Reach Deal On How To Spend Tobacco Tax Money

June 12, 2017 | Ben Adler | Julia Mitric | Sally Schilling

Democratic lawmakers have reached a deal with California Governor Jerry Brown over how to spend more than a billion dollars in Proposition 56 tobacco tax revenue.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: California Budget 2017

June 9, 2017

Early Thursday, it looked like lawmakers were headed for a deal on California's budget. And though they have started to roll out of pieces of the state budget deal, they haven't reached a full agreement yet. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler has more.