California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a 183 billion-dollar budget into law, four days before it must go into effect. The plan increases spending on education, child care, and Medi-Cal. Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.
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The California Legislature has passed it's largest-ever budget. In a compromise between Democratic lawmakers and Governor Jerry Brown, it spends $125 billion, and funds much of what the governor had proposed cutting. Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.
After a couple of false starts - and negotiations that stretched over the weekend - California Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have reached a state budget deal. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler has Democratic and Republican reactions from Sacramento.
There's still no formal declaration of a California budget deal at the state Capitol - That that's expected as soon as this morning (Tuesday). But the contents of the agreement have nearly all been made public. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler has this overview.