California Budget Plan Boosts Spending, But Democrats Seek MoreOn its face, Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed $122.6 billion California budget plan would seem to please Democratic interests by pumping billions of new dollars into public schools, health care for the poor and public infrastructure, even as it bolsters the state's rainy day fund.
Gov. Brown Proposes $122.6 Billion California BudgetGov. Jerry Brown is proposing a $122.6 billion budget plan for California's next fiscal year.
Fire Truck Serving Rancho Cordova, Rosemont Neighborhood Closes Due To Budget ReductionAn unexpected budget deficit is forcing a Sacramento Metro Fire to eliminate a fire truck at Station 62 on Bradshaw road, which serves the Rancho Cordova and Rosemont areas.
Sacramento Boy Scout Killed In New Mexico Flash Flood During Camping TripA 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.
Governor Signs $115 Billion Budget That Funds New Anti-Poverty IntiativesGov. Jerry Brown has approved a spending plan that uses California's growing surplus to fund new anti-poverty initiatives.
California Legislature Approves Compromise $115.4B BudgetCalifornia lawmakers have passed a compromise spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year.
California Lawmakers To Vote On Revised $115.4B BudgetWith 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. Brown, Lawmakers Agree On $115.4 Billion California BudgetGov. 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.
Lawmakers Take Up $117.5B Budget Without Governor's SupportCalifornia lawmakers are scheduled to vote on a Democratic spending plan for the next fiscal year but they still have more work ahead.
Calif. Lawmakers To Vote On Budget With More Money For Public SchoolsCalifornia 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.
Democrats Push Spending Plan That Relies On Higher RevenuesDemocratic 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.
Yuba City, Firefighters At Odds Over How Many Are Needed To Respond To CallsAfter 16 sessions at the negotiation table neither side could agree. At issue, the number of firefighters and a balanced city budget.