Spending Cuts

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Federal Budget Sequester Could Cut $88M From California Schools

The White House has been warning of dire consequences for California if automatic “sequester” cuts in federal spending take effect, as scheduled, on Friday, March 1st.

02/25/2013

Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi: Don’t Tie Spending Cuts To Debt Ceiling Deal

Struggling for the upper hand in the next round of debt talks, Republicans and Democrats this weekend drew lines in the sand they said they’d never cross when it comes to the U.S. debt limit.

01/07/2013

San Francisco City College (CBS)

Hundreds Of SF City College Students Protest Program Consolidation

Hundreds of San Francisco City College students took part in a protest Thursday over the consideration of a cost-cutting plan that would consolidate the school’s nine diversity departments.

11/15/2012

California State Capitol

Field Poll Shows Concern Over State Spending Cuts, Tax Plan

The latest Field Poll shows there’s not a lot of enthusiasm for the state budget signed by Governor Jerry Brown and that there are concerns over the reliance on taxes that may not materialize as well as automatic spending cuts.

07/04/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Looks For Tax Hikes To Close $16 Billion Budget Gap

California Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing more than $8 billion in cuts to close a widening California budget deficit but also says public schools will receive more money if voters approve his tax-hike initiative in November.

05/14/2012

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Hundreds Oppose Cuts At Oakland Budget Meeting

It was standing room only at Tuesday night’s Oakland city council meeting with hundreds of city workers and community members protesting Mayor Jean Quan’s plan to cut a $58 million deficit.

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