California Governor Jerry Brown unveiled measures to spur job creation, including legislation to curb taxes on manufacturers such as Boeing Co. while dropping a corporate tax break he said pushes jobs out of state.
California lawmakers are set to send a $96.3 billion budget to Governor Jerry Brown with spending tempered by his restrained revenue estimate, even as higher taxes have given the most-populous U.S. state a surplus for the first time in almost a decade.
California’s Senate passed a $96.3 billion budget with spending tempered by Governor Jerry Brown’s restrained revenue estimate, even as higher taxes have given the most-populous U.S. state a surplus for the first time in almost a decade.
California Governor Jerry Brown ’s State of the State speech tonight will pitch an “austere” $84.6 billion spending plan that’s drawn criticism from mayors, Republicans and advocates for higher education -- much like his “no-nonsense” first budget in 1975, one-seventh the size.
California Governor Jerry Brown said he’ll work through the weekend to coax at least four Republican lawmakers to break ranks and put $9.3 billion in tax extensions to a referendum, to stave off further sweeping cuts.
California Governor Jerry Brown’s bid to dissolve about 400 redevelopment agencies and use their revenue for schools and local government may be resurrected in a compromise on tax increases to close the budget deficit, according to a fiscal adviser to the Senate’s top Democrat.
California Governor Jerry Brown faces added pressure to complete his budget plan after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld an order today to ease prison overcrowding by taking 37,000 inmates out of the system.
More than two-thirds of Californians want to vote on Governor Jerry Brown’s plan to balance the state budget by extending higher taxes and fees, even though most would reject the measures, a new poll shows.
California, the biggest U.S. state by population, has defied naysayers and is on the mend after a decade of fiscal crisis, thanks to voter approval of higher taxes whose revenue should be guarded with discipline, Governor Jerry Brown said.