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Analyst: No ‘Fiscal Cliff’ When Tax Hikes End

The Legislative Analyst’s Office says steady economic growth will buffer California when temporary tax increases expire in the coming years.


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Analyst: California Faces $340 Billion In Debt

A new report says California state government faces $340 billion in debts, or more than $8,500 for each resident.


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Legislative Analyst: Deficit Reduced To $1.9 Billion; California At ‘Promising Moment’

The nonpartisan legislative analyst says California is facing a much smaller deficit of $1.9 billion through the end of the next fiscal year and could even see surpluses over the next few years.


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Analyst: Tax Revenue Less Than Governor Projects

California’s budget stands to get a boost from Facebook’s initial public stock offering and Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative, if voters approve it later this year.


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Calif. Lawmakers Discuss Effects Of Federal Debt Deal

State lawmakers and policy analysts are trying to figure out how the tentative federal deal to cut $900 billion over the next decade could affect California and so far, it’s unclear.


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Report: Overhaul Needed For Calif. High-Speed Rail

The state’s independent analyst is calling for major changes to California’s high-speed rail plans, including delaying the fast-tracked project and taking control away from the independent board that now controls it.