budget crisis

Ione Faces Massive Budget ShortfallCity officials are desperately searching for ways to trim the budget due to a shortfall that has left the town without a quarter of its anticipated general fund.
Brown, Democrats Crafting Budget Plan Without GOPGov. Jerry Brown on Monday abandoned his plan to hold a special election this year to renew expiring tax hikes and instead said he will balance California's budget with a combination of spending cuts and a projected increase in normal tax revenue.
Gov. Brown's Veto Leaves Budget Answer Far From CertainGov. Jerry Brown's warning several months ago that budget negotiations could turn California into a battleground seems to be coming true.
Democrats Set To Act Alone On California BudgetThe Legislature was poised to take up a budget proposal Wednesday offered by majority Democrats, but the plan was widely seen as merely a stopgap to meet the constitutional budget deadline.
Gov. Brown Cancels Plan For New Housing In San QuentinGov. Jerry Brown has canceled plans for a new $356 million death row complex at San Quentin State Prison.
Poll: California Voters Support Budget ElectionAs a stalemate continues in the state capital over Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget, a new poll finds that a majority of Californians support a special election to let voters decide whether to extend tax increases to help close California's massive budget deficit.
Assembly And Senate Leaders Call For Budget VoteAssembly Speaker John Perez has called for a vote on Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal tomorrow afternoon.
California Awaits Jerry Brown's Budget SolutionsSenator Darrell Steinberg said Thursday everything is on the table when asked about potential budget fixes, but one policy expert has a different take on what are likely solutions, and what probably won’t be cut.