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Phil Matier: Prop. 26 May Have Huge Affect On San Francisco Policy

San Francisco could be affected greatly by the recent passage of Prop 26 the measure requiring that a wide variety of fees now be treated as taxes.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/30/2010

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

Democrats Gain More Sway In California Legislature

Democrats retained control of both legislative chambers and won a major victory in this week’s elections when voters approved Proposition 25, lowering the threshold to pass a state budget from a two-thirds vote to a simple majority.

CBS San Francisco–11/03/2010

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

State Budget Props 22, 25 & 26 All Pass

An initiative designed to make it easier for the Legislature to adopt a state budget has passed.

CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

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

Ballot Offers Two Fixes For California Budget

Would allowing legislators to enact a state budget without a two-thirds majority solve California’s budget problems? And should it be more difficult for lawmakers to impose new fees?

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/29/2010

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

California Budget Crisis Spawns 3 Ballot Initiatives

Outside Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s office hangs a clock of sorts. But instead of telling time, it shows how many days the state has been without a budget and calculates a running tab of how much that’s costing taxpayers.

CBS San Francisco–10/01/2010

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