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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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State Government

Advocates Seek First Increase To California After-School Funding In Decade

May 16, 2017 | Ben Adler

Backers of California after-school programs are pushing hard for their first state funding increase in a decade, even as the Trump administration has called for cutting federal funding.

State Government

Governor Says ‘Big Cuts’ Ahead For California’s Budget

May 11, 2017 | Ben Adler | Chris Nichols | Daniel Potter | Ben Bradford

Updated: California faces a $3.3 billion shortfall under Gov. Jerry Brown’s updated budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year released Thursday morning at the state Capitol.

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State Government

Brown Projects Economic Slowdown, Deficit In New Budget Plan

January 10, 2017 | Ben Bradford

Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed scaling back state spending, forecasting sluggish revenues that would otherwise leave California with a $2 billion budget deficit.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Explaining Governor Brown's Budget Message

January 10, 2017

CapRadio's state government reporter Ben Bradford joins Insight to talk about Gov. Jerry Brown's budget message. He explains details and what they mean for the state of California.

State Government

Brown To Introduce 2017 Spending Plan

January 9, 2017 | Ben Bradford

The upcoming year will bring many variables for the California budget, including the possibility of economic slowdown and federal funding changes.

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State Government

CalPERS Cuts Projected Rate Of Return, Increasing Taxpayer Contributions

December 21, 2016 | Ben Adler

A key decision from California’s largest public pension fund will have major ripple effects on state and local budgets.