A Boy Scout on a camping trip with his troop in northern New Mexico died Saturday after he and three other teens were swept away in a flash flood, authorities said.
Gov. Jerry Brown has approved a spending plan that uses California’s growing surplus to fund new anti-poverty initiatives.
California lawmakers have passed a compromise spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year.
With Gov. Jerry Brown’s blessing, the California Legislature is expected to easily approve a revised $115.4 billion state spending plan Friday that sends billions of dollars more to public schools and universities, lifts some working poor families out of poverty and extends health coverage to poor children regardless of their legal status.
Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders announced Tuesday that they reached a budget deal that calls for $115.4 billion in spending in the fiscal year that begins July 1, including more spending on social welfare programs that Democrats had made a priority.
California lawmakers are scheduled to vote on a Democratic spending plan for the next fiscal year but they still have more work ahead.
California lawmakers are taking up a $117.5 billion spending plan that sends even more money to public schools and adopts a new tax credit for the working poor.
Democratic state lawmakers are using higher revenue estimates to bolster their argument for spending more on social programs for the poor over Gov. Jerry Brown’s cost concerns.
After 16 sessions at the negotiation table neither side could agree. At issue, the number of firefighters and a balanced city budget.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on a Monday visit to the state capital called for minimal military involvement in Iraq and praised California for passing a timely budget.
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