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California Budget 2018

Complete coverage of California's budgeting process for the year 2018-2019 — 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

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs His Final California State Budget

June 27, 2018

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a nearly $140 billion general fund spending plan Wednesday.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Senator Holly Mitchell On California's Spending Priorities In The New State Budget

June 26, 2018 | Cody Drabble

State Senator Holly Mitchell (D-30, Los Angeles) returns to Insight to discuss California's new spending priorities in the next budget.

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State Government

California Lawmakers Approve New Online Community College, Expanded Tax Breaks

June 19, 2018 | Ben Bradford

California lawmakers passed several "budget trailer bills" on Monday, including one authorizing a new, online community college.

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State Government

‘Water Tax’ Debate Continues After California Budget Passage

June 18, 2018 | Ben Bradford

The state’s next budget does not include a new charge on water users to fund safe drinking water in rural communities, but that proposal is still alive.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

State Government

California’s Budget Deal Is Set For A Vote On Thursday. Here Are The Details.

June 14, 2018 | Ben Adler

The budget agreement California lawmakers are expected to send to Gov. Jerry Brown doesn’t just include the spending bill itself. There’s also more than two dozen other measures that implement the budget — known as trailer bills.

Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Recapping The Primaries And Previewing The State Budget

June 8, 2018

CapRadio’s Ben Adler joins us to talk about the early results of the California primary elections this week and what they mean for the November general elections. Then, he explains what we can expect from the California state budget.