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Governor Brown's revised state budget -- released on Tuesday -- and its conservative approach to California's economic future were…
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From the Columns
- The California State Assembly approved Assembly Bill 4 on Thursday, which would implement tougher restrictions on crimes local law enforcement off
Last week, the FCC again denied a request by wired telephone companies to shut down their networks. This request comes as more Americans are moving away from switched (wired) network telephone lines in favor of the integrated broadband from cable, fiber, and mobile providers.
By Beck Alleman | 05/17/2013
University of California President Mark Yudof has faced criticism during his tenure as leader of the prestigious 10-campus system. However, he explains there’s more to the role than raising tuition and cutting services.
By Michael Higham | 05/17/2013
The campaign season is over and the next round is still a year away. However, legislators never really stop being a candidate and the California political fundraising machine is already running.
By Lucas Eaves | 05/17/2013
It’s been nearly four years since a radical Muslim Army psychiatrist walked into a processing center on Ft. Hood, shouted “Allah Akbar,” and opened fire. The shooter killed 13 people, including a pregnant woman, and wounded another 32.
Tuesday’s May revise budget not only highlights this year’s good financial situation, but also what future liability California is facing. One of the largest unfunded liabilities is the cost of health care for retired public employees.
By Lucas Eaves | 05/16/2013
Governor Jerry Brown’s revised budget projections — announced on Tuesday — painted a slightly bleaker, yet more cautious picture for the fiscal future of California. Initial figures from the Legislative Analyst’s Office foresaw about $4.5 billion in additional revenues brought in during the 2012-2013 fiscal year.
By Alex Gauthier | 05/16/2013
As soon as Governor Brown released the May revision of the California 2013-2014 budget, analysts and experts were all over it. With regards to education funding, much of what had to be said about the budget has already been said. In case anything was missed…
By Michael Higham | 05/16/2013