kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

California budget


California Budget Challenge Online Tool Lets Users See Impact Of Spending Choices

Next 10, a nonpartisan policy organization based in San Francisco, has released the 2012 version of their California Budget Challenge, an online tool that lets users understand the serious choices facing the state and determine where they stand on a series of spending and revenue policy options.


California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Budget Deficit Grows As Income Tax Receipts Are Underwhelming

Personal income tax receipts were about $2 billion less than projected in April.


California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Analyst Estimates Lower California Tax Revenue Than Governor

California’s nonpartisan budget analyst is giving a more sober projection of tax revenue than the one contained in Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal for the coming fiscal year, mostly because it forecasts less from personal income taxes.


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

Budget Shortfall Triggers $1B In California Midyear Cuts

Gov. Jerry Brown says California needs to make about $1 billion in midyear cuts to schools and social services.


(Adam Jan/AFP/Getty Images)

San Jose Unified School District Prepared For Looming State Budget Cuts

A projected $3 billion budget deficit now facing California this fiscal year will almost certainly trigger cuts in December at school districts throughout the state.


California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Budget Analyst Projects $13B California Budget Shortfall

The Legislative Analyst’s Office on Wednesday released a gloomy state fiscal outlook. It says tax revenue will fall short of the state’s projections, which could trigger midyear cuts to public schools, colleges and health care programs.


California Governor Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Explains Logic Of His 11th-Hour Bill Signings, Vetoes

Gov. Jerry Brown managed to both satisfy and frustrate just about everybody as he signed and vetoed hundreds of bills over the weekend.


California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Revenues Beat Projections In August

State revenues surpassed budget estimates in August by a little more than 2.1 percent.



San Francisco Fears State Is Underfunding Prisoner Transfer

A state prison overcrowding fix that places post-sentenced prisoners into local hands has San Francisco officials fearing they’ll get hundreds of troubled parolees, and not enough money to supervise them.


Prison bars, generic, crime

Audit Finds California Corrections Dept. Overpaid Some Workers

A new audit has found that California’s corrections department overpaid some employees for salaries and travel advances.

CBS San Francisco–07/20/2011