California Budget Crisis

(CBS)

California Voters Approve Prop. 39, Closing Tax Loophole

California voters were leaning toward approving an initiative that would undo a tax break for out-of-state corporations and send more money to state coffers. Proposition 39 was ahead in early returns Tuesday after polls closed.

11/06/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Group Opposing Proposition 30 Appeals Order For Campaign Records

Attorneys for an Arizona nonprofit that gave $11 million to a California political action committee say they have appealed a court order compelling the group to turn over its financial records.

11/01/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Support For Governor’s Tax Proposal Drops Below 50 Percent In Field Poll

With less than a week to go before the general election, a new Field Poll shows support for a tax hike proposal backed by Gov. Jerry Brown dropping below 50 percent.

11/01/2012

San Quentin execution chamber

Proposition 34 Supporters Say Death Penalty Too Costly In Cash-Strapped State

Death penalty opponents in California are trying a new argument this year: Abolish capital punishment because the perpetually cash-strapped state just can’t afford it.

11/01/2012

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Judge Allows Audit Of Group Opposing Gov. Brown’s Tax Measure

A Sacramento judge has issued a tentative ruling allowing California’s political watchdog to investigate the donors behind an $11 million contribution to a California ballot measure committee.

10/30/2012

(CBS)

Watchdog Group Sues For Details About Prop. 30 Opponents

California officials have filed a lawsuit in hopes of revealing who is behind $11 million in out-of-state contributions to defeat Proposition 30, the tax increase proposal backed by California Governor Jerry Brown.

10/26/2012

CSU Monterey Bay

CSU Monterey Bay Professor’s Support Of Prop. 30 Sparks Lawsuit

An anti-tax group is suing California State University, Monterey Bay over an email sent by a professor urging students to support Proposition 30, Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative

10/18/2012

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Pushes College Students To Support Tax Hike

Gov. Jerry Brown is warning college students to support his tax increase on the November ballot or face larger tuition bills in the future.

10/16/2012

San Francisco City College (CBS)

SF City College Submits Budget, Students Worried About Painful Cuts

Administrators at San Francisco’s City College have completed an action plan they hope will convince a western states accreditation team that the school should stay in business.

10/16/2012

San Francisco City College (CBS)

San Francisco City College Getting Trustee To Oversee Finances

The City College of San Francisco will soon get a special trustee to oversee the troubled school’s finances as it seeks to keep its accreditation.

10/05/2012

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