State Of California

A customer checks out a state vehicle during an auction in Davis on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. (credit: CBS13)

‘Runs Great’ Not Part Of Vehicle Description In State Auction

Hundreds of vehicles cut from the state’s budget were on the auction block Wednesday, but they weren’t exactly flying off the lot.



State Says There’s No More Unreported Money In Special Funds

A detailed review of more than 500 state special funds released Friday found hundreds of millions of dollars in accounting discrepancies but no instances beyond the state parks department in which government officials purposely underreported the amount of money.


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Questions Arise On What State Will Do With Special Funds Money

As the Department of Finance continues to look at just how much money is stashed away in special funds, questions are being asked about how that money can be used.


Governor Brown talks to reporters outside of the capitol

Gov. Brown Warns Of More Cuts If Tax Initiative Fails

Gov. Jerry Brown is warning of additional trigger cuts if voters reject his tax initiative next fall, saying they’ll have to choose between new taxes or more slashes to education and public safety.



Former State EDD Employee Sentenced For Fraud

A former state employee was sentenced Thursday to 21 months in prison and ordered to pay $90,000 in restitution for conspiracy to commit mail fraud, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Sacramento announced.


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On The Money: Tax Agencies Late In Paying Bills

A CBS13 investigation reveals scores of state agencies are delinquent in paying their vendors -– racking up more than $5 million in late fees, with taxpayers ultimately on the hook.



State Disability Cards Cause Money Woes For Local Woman

The state of California recently switched to paperless disability payments, because it was supposed to speed up the process. But, one woman says now she has no cash for Christmas because of the state.



Retiree Writes $10K Check To Thank California For 1964 Unemployment Benefits

A South Carolina retiree is doing his part to help California close its massive budget deficit.


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DMV Delayed In Processing New Enhanced Licenses

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is about two weeks behind schedule in processing license applications across the state.