Sluggish revenue could leave California with a $2-billion budget deficit next year. Governor Jerry Brown led with that news when announcing his new spending plan yesterday (Tuesday). Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.
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Governor Jerry Brown has proposed more funding for the state's version of Medicaid, in spite of talks that the Affordable Care Act may be repealed under the new Trump administration. Capital Public Radio's Health Care Reporter Ja'Nel Johnson has details.
The upcoming year will bring many variables for the California budget, including the possibility of economic slowdown and federal funding changes. Governor Jerry Brown will give his first look today at how he plans to deal with that uncertainty, as Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.
Along with Governor Jerry Browns state budget proposal, released on Friday, he reiterated his intention to save "some" money for future rainy days. KVCR's Rick Dulock has this story from Capital Public Radio.
California governor Jerry Brown was in his element when he introdeuced his annual January budget proposal yesterday at the state Capitol. The Governor waved charts and warned of looming recession, even as he called for new taxes and the largest budget of his political career. But as Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports, Brown stuck to a familiar theme of fiscal restraint.
The release of Governor Jerry Brown's proposed budget marks the start of negotiatins between the Brown administration and lawmakers over how much to spend on what. The state is enjoying extra revenue flowing into its coffers, as Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.