Brown Rallies Support For School-Funding ChangesGov. 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.
School-Funding Initiative Starts TV AdvertisingOne of the two initiative campaigns supporting income tax increases to fund public schools has begun airing its first television commercial.
Poll: Voters Support More Taxes For SchoolsA 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.