Even With A Multi-$Billion Surplus, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown Keeps His Fists Tight On Spending

May 14, 2018

California Gov. Jerry Brown presents his May revision to the state budget proposal on May 11, 2018.
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Even as California's booming economy pumps money into state coffers at unprecedented levels, Governor Jerry Brown is once again proposing a budget that would limit permanent increases in new spending.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.