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Non-partisan Legislative Analyst sees revenue growth beyond governor’s budget projection

Posted January 14, 2015 by courtesy

In the Governor’s 2015-16 budget proposal, the administration raises its revenue estimates, and this results in a multibillion-dollar influx of new funds for schools and community colleges under the Proposition 98 minimum funding guarantee. The Governor’s plan identifies cost pressures and budget risks in health and human services programs, and new program commitments outside of […]

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California State GOP leaders respond to Gov. Brown’s budget proposal

Posted January 9, 2015 by cehwiedel

Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar): “The governor has proposed a reasonable budget that appears to be balanced in the near term. We share his concerns on the hundreds of billions in unfunded liabilities and other debts for public employee pensions, retiree health care, and infrastructure. There is a lot to like about this […]

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Assemblyman Allen (R-CA72) responds to Gov. Brown’s budget proposal

Posted January 9, 2015 by courtesy

Looking over the Governor’s proposed 2015-16 Budget, there are positive aspects such as maintaining a rainy day fund and beginning to address our state’s massive $73 billion unfunded healthcare liability for state workers. I am disappointed however, though not surprised, that the Governor proposes to increase overall state spending by another 5 percent this year. […]

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November California state revenues miss budget estimates by 2.3 percent

Posted December 9, 2014 by courtesy

State Controller John Chiang today released his monthly report covering California’s cash balance, receipts and disbursements in November 2014. Total revenues for the fifth month of Fiscal Year 2014-15 were $6.4 billion, coming in below Budget Act estimates by $154.7 million, or 2.3 percent. For the fiscal year to date (July 1-November 30), total revenues […]

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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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Travis Allen, California Assembly, 72nd District, Huntington Beach
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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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