UC's Skyrocketing Budget Has Lawmakers Checking The BooksCalifornia lawmakers have authorized nearly a half-million dollars to conduct an audit of the University of California President’s Office.
Gov. Brown Urges Fiscal Caution In State Of The State AddressGov. Jerry Brown urged fiscal caution Thursday as he laid out his next agenda for California in his State of the State address.
California Education Spending Per Pupil Surpasses Pre-Recession Figure, But Some Say It's Not EnoughSoaring tax revenues have carried per-pupil education spending in California beyond where it stood before the Great Recession.
Gov. Brown Proposes $122.6B Budget, Seeks Boost To Rainy Day FundThe plan calls for significant increases in funding for education, health care and state infrastructure, while bolstering the state's Rainy Day Fund and paying down state debts and liabilities.
CA High Speed Rail Project Will Likely Exceed Budget, Miss 2022 DeadlineCalifornia's ambitious Los Angeles-to-San Francisco high-speed rail project will likely miss its 2022 deadline and go over its $68 billion budget, a newspaper analysis concluded.
7 Alternatives To Lululemon Yoga Pants That Won't Bust Your BudgetYoga pants may be a staple of your wardrobe on and off the mat, but you don't have to pay exorbitant prices to be comfortable in downward facing dog.
San Francisco Mayor Lee Signs Budget Without Cuts, Money For 400 More Police OfficersSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and members of the Board of Supervisors gathered at City Hall Wednesday for the signing of a no-cut budget that will allow for expansion of many city departments during the city’s fiscal year 2015-2016 and 2016-2017.
State Lawmakers To Vote On $117.5 Billion Budget That Boosts Social Spending, Tempting Showdown With BrownCalifornia’s social service programs suffered deep cuts in the last recession, and now Democrats who control both houses of the Legislature want to increase spending on them as the state rebounds.
BART Approves Budget For Longer, More Frequent Trains On East Bay LinesBART's Board of Directors passed a new $1.6 billion budget Thursday that promises longer and more frequent trains for riders of two East Bay lines beginning in September.
San Quentin's Death Row Is Running Out Of RoomSan Quentin’s Death Row is home to some of the state’s most notorious criminals, but the prison may be running out of room for them, prompting Governor Jerry Brown to ask for millions of dollars to pay for more cells.
No UC Tuition Hikes For Next 2 Years As Part Of Governor Brown’s Revised BudgetThis comes after months of negotiations and lobbying by President Napolitano for more funding from the state, to avoid tuition hikes of up to 5 percent in each of the next five years.
Gov. Brown Expected To Push For More Funds For Public SchoolsLawmakers expect Gov. Jerry Brown to suggest spending more tax dollars on public schools and community colleges while asking for more money to be set aside for a rainy day when he releases his updated budget this week.

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