City 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.
Gov. 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. Jerry Brown’s warning several months ago that budget negotiations could turn California into a battleground seems to be coming true.
The 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. Jerry Brown has canceled plans for a new $356 million death row complex at San Quentin State Prison.
As 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 Speaker John Perez has called for a vote on Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal tomorrow afternoon.
Senator 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.