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California State Controller reports August revenues below budget estimates due to one-time transfer

Posted September 10, 2014 by courtesy

State Controller John Chiang today released his monthly report covering California’s cash balance, receipts and disbursements in August 2014. Total revenues for the second month of Fiscal Year 2014-15 were $6.7 billion, coming in below estimates in the Budget Act by $370.1 million, or 5.3 percent. Most of this shortfall reflected a one-time transfer of […]

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Catholic Bishops object to big jump in state funding for abortions while other medical funding cut

Posted June 21, 2014 by courtesy

The Most Rev. Jaime Soto, president of the California Catholic Conference and Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sacramento, issued the following statement today upon word that the recently passed State Budget includes a 40% increase in rates paid to abortion providers, but continues a 10% cut in all other hospital and provider fees that […]

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Governor Brown releases May budget revision that pays debt, funds teacher retirement

Posted May 13, 2014 by courtesy

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. released a revised state budget today that provides health care to millions more Californians, pays down $11 billion in debt and fully funds the teachers’ retirement system over time. “This May Revision is good news for California,” said Governor Brown. “It shows that California can afford to provide health care […]

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California state revenue surpasses budget estimates in April

Posted May 11, 2014 by courtesy

State Controller John Chiang today released his monthly report covering California’s cash balance, receipts and disbursements in April 2014. Revenues for the month totaled $13.9 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15 Governor’s Budget by $303 million, or 2.2 percent. Year-to-date, revenues exceed expectations by $2.17 billion, or 2.8 percent. “A resurgent economy, combined with voter-approved […]

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Bill to require plan for funding public retiree health benefits voted down

Posted April 27, 2014 by courtesy

On Wednesday, April 23, Assemblyman Travis Allen’s (R-Huntington Beach) Assembly Bill 1681, which required that all future contract negotiations between a public employer and its employees would include a strategy for funding retiree health benefits, was voted down by the Assembly Committee on Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security (PERSS). When presented with concerns over […]

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California LAO recommends changes to governor’s proposed education maintenance proposals

Posted April 12, 2014 by shelley

Due to a combination of poor budgeting practices and competing funding priorities, all of the state’s education segments currently have a backlog of deferred maintenance projects. The Governor’s budget includes a package of proposals to begin addressing this backlog. While we commend the administration for highlighting deferred maintenance as a problem, we have concerns with […]

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Anaheim Union High School District reports optimism on budget

Posted March 24, 2014 by courtesy

Following a thorough analysis of the state’s proposed budget, which Governor Brown released last month, we wanted to bring you up to date on AUHSD’s budget plans. You will recall that only fourteen months ago, the education community was facing steep cuts if Proposition 30 did not pass. However, voters approved temporary increases in the […]

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California controller paints sunny fiscal picture for September

Posted October 10, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by California State Controller John Chiang. State Controller John Chiang today released his monthly report covering California’s cash balance, receipts and disbursements in September 2013. Revenues for the month totaled $8.5 billion, beating estimates in the state budget by $426.8 million, or 5.3 percent. “A healthy gain in September revenues […]

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State Senator Bob Huff comments on governor’s signing of state budget

Posted June 27, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by the office of State Senator Bob Huff. Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) issued the following statement today after the Governor signed the Budget Act of 2013. “The budget signed today by Governor Brown includes some positive steps forward in education funding and reform but it does not […]

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Video of State Senator Bob Huff explaining budget mistakes made by Democrats

Posted June 22, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by the office of California State Senator Bob Huff (R-CASD29). California Senate District 29 includes the City of Cypress and northeastward. Senator Lou Correa (D) represents Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, Seal Beach and Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. In the video below, Senate Republican Leader Huff (R-Diamond Bar) outlines several […]

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California State Senator Correa (D-CA34) responds to state budget

Posted June 14, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by California State Senator Lou Correa, who represents California Senate District 34. That District includes Seal Beach, Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base but not Cypress. Following passage of the 2013-14 California state budget, Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) released the following statement: “I am pleased that […]

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California public debt still above national median measures

Posted June 11, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer as part of his weekly briefing on June 10, 2013. California in 2012 remained well above the national median for 3 metrics used to assess debt burden, according to a May 29 report from Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s). The metrics measure state governments’ net […]

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