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Tax Extensions

Senator Mark Leno (dist03.casen.govoffice.com)

San Francisco Democrat Optimistic About State Budget Compromise

State Senator Mark Leno said he remains optimistic that legislators will come to an agreement over the state budget this week.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/26/2011

California Governor Jerry Brown

Phil Matier: Divide On Tax Extensions Grows As Budget Deadline Looms

Support within the Democratic party for Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax extensions has begun to falter, especially in the state Assembly.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/08/2011

Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Optimistic On GOP Support For Tax Extensions

Gov. Jerry Brown expressed optimism he can garner Republican support for his plan to help balance the budget with tax extensions, despite months of failed attempts at reaching across the aisle.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/13/2011

UC Berkeley

State Senate Hearing Raises Possibility Of Closing UC Campuses

State legislators held the first of several planned hearings on Thursday to discuss the impacts of an all-cuts state budget.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/08/2011

ballot box

Poll Finds Support For California Tax Extensions Fading

Only a slim majority of likely California voters now support a special election on tax extensions to close the state’s budget deficit, according to a poll released Wednesday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/24/2011

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

State Lawmakers Consider Special Election For Gov. Brown’s Budget

A March 10 deadline loomed for lawmakers considering whether to put Brown’s tax extension plan before voters in a June special election.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/28/2011

California Governor Jerry Brown (AP)

Brown Seeks Silicon Valley Allies For Tax Extensions

Governor Brown said that his bid to temporarily extend billions in taxes is imperative to the state’s economic survival.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/11/2011