Leo McElroy

California State Capitol

California Legislature Passes $96.3B Democratic Budget

California’s State Senate has passed a $96.3 billion budget one day ahead of deadline as GOP warns that spending will lead to future imbalance.



Lawmakers Give Initial OK to Medi-Cal Expansion

State lawmakers have given initial approval to bills that would expand Medicaid to more than 1 million low-income Californians, a critical step to implementing federal health care reforms.


September Arrives, Still No Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCBS)_ For only the second time in 34 years, state lawmakers have reached September without passing a budget.


Will the Governor Carry Out His No Budget Threat?

Imagine a governor leaving office without finishing his job, specifically, signing a new budget.