The Governor Releases the 2015-16 Budget Proposal

On January 9, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown introduced his budget proposal.  His proposal calls for $113 million in proposed General Fund spending, up 1.4% from last year. Governor Brown said that his 2015-16 budget is “carefully balanced” and puts billions of dollars into schools and health care coverage.  Other key elements covered in the budget Read More »

Fiscal Analyst Offers Early Take on ‘Prudent’ Jerry Brown Budget

  The Legislature’s nonpartisan fiscal analyst on Tuesday called Gov. Jerry Brown’s new budget a “prudent” spending plan, while noting that the proposal might underestimate state revenue by up to billions of dollars through June. The review follows Friday’s release of a $113.3 billion state general fund proposal that includes paying down long-term debt and Read More »