Gov. Jerry Brown is calling his education funding plan a “cause for the children of California” as he tries to persuade reluctant members of his own party to include his proposal in the upcoming state budget.
One of the two initiative campaigns supporting income tax increases to fund public schools has begun airing its first television commercial.
A majority of California voters agree with Gov. Jerry Brown’s approach to closing the state’s $25.4 billion budget deficit over the next year and a half, including his plan to hold a special election to extend temporary sales, vehicle and income taxes, according to a poll released Wednesday.