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Study Finds California Now Spending More On Prisons Than Colleges

According to a report from non-profit watchdog California Common Sense, the state now spends more on prisons than universities.

09/07/2012

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Bill Proposed To Ensure PG&E Blast Fine Is Spent On Pipeline Upgrades

Assemblyman Jerry Hill says he doesn’t want fines PG&E will pay to California for the San Bruno pipeline fire and explosion to be swallowed up by the state’s general fund.

05/29/2012

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CoCo Considers Diverting Social Program Funding For Concord’s Poor

Contra Costa County is considering dropping a long-standing earmark for the poor in order help close the budget gap, and potentially put more police on the streets.

10/04/2011

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