Gov. Newsom Signs Executive Order Providing Expedited Funds For COVID-19 ResponseCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday day signed an executive order that allows for the immediate use of funds to support the state's continuing response to protect the public's health amid the coronavirus crisis.
Coronavirus Update: Contra Costa County Budget Faces Big Challenges Due To COVID-19 ImpactContra Costa County's 2020-2021 budget is currently balanced, but COVID-19 coronavirus-related expenses and other future obligations make for a less rosy future forecast, according to the county administrator.
Gov. Newsom Requests Up To $20 Million Be Made Available For Coronavirus FightCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday requested that the legislature make up to $20 million available from the Disaster Response Emergency Operations Account to help fund the state government response to the growing spread of coronavirus.
$23 Million Budget Shortfall Threatens Jobs In San Jose School DistrictA projected $23 million budget deficit is being blamed for potential layoffs in one of Northern California's largest public school districts.
Legislative Analyst Criticizes California's Homeless PlanCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom's budget proposal likely won't have a meaningful impact on the nation's largest homeless population, according to a new analysis from the state's nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office.
Newsom Budget: Bonus Stipends For Teachers To 'Make Them The Best, The Brightest'Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to give $20,000 stipends to teachers at high needs schools and extend health care to older low-income immigrants who are in the country illegally. He outlined the plans during an announcement Friday of his $222 billion budget proposal.
California Senate Passes $214.8B Budget, Sends It To Governor NewsomThe California Senate has passed a $214.8 billion budget. That sends it next to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk.
Oakland School Board Postpones Meeting As Teacher Strike ContinuesThe Oakland school board postponed a meeting scheduled for Wednesday night as a strike by 3,000 teachers, nurses, counselors and other staff members continued for a fifth day.
Newsom Budget Proposal Links Housing To Transportation MoneyGov. Gavin Newsom proposed a $1.75 billion plan for housing Thursday and threatened to withhold transportation money from local governments that don't build their fair share.
Newsom Announces $144 Billion Budget; Projects $21 Billion SurplusIt's the largest projected California budget surplus since at least 2000, according to state finance officials.
Ryan Says Trump Won't Sign Senate Bill Keeping Government OpenHouse Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that President Trump would not sign a Senate bill passed Wednesday which would keep the government funded through February.
California Gas Tax Repeal Campaign Seeks Federal InquiryLeaders of a campaign to repeal California's recent gas tax increase are asking the federal government to investigate their claims that public resources have been used against them.
UC Berkeley Chancellor Says Budget Will Be Balanced SoonAfter a year on the job, University of California at Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ said Monday that the university is making progress in balancing its budget and providing more housing for its students.
Wildfires Scorching Homes, Land And California's BudgetJust a month into the budget year, California has already spent more than one-quarter of its annual fire budget, at least $125 million.
Gas Tax Repeal Initiative To Go Before California VotersCalifornia voters will decide this November whether to get rid of higher gas taxes and vehicle registration fees approved last year.