Governor Brown shares his optimism that a budget deal will soon be reached with Silicon Valley tech CEO’s, but they have concerns about education funding and the future work force.
Santa Clara County is planning big changes in its juvenile justice system in an effort to keep the youngest offenders out of jail and treat teenagers differently than adult criminals.
San Jose has become the latest city to speed through redevelopment projects, as Governor Jerry Brown threatens to use that money to help fill California’s massive budget deficit.
A key legislative committee in Sacramento Tuesday will look at making huge cuts at the state’s public universities, and one Silicon Valley Assemblyman said higher education will have to bite the bullet.
Governor Brown’s proposal to cut corrections costs by sending non-violent prisoners to county jails, rather than state prison, is worth discussing, said a Santa Clara County jail official, but only if the price is right.