Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed 2018-19 fiscal year budget projects California will have $6.1 billion in extra funds including greater spending on education and transportation. His total general fund proposal spends $131.7 billion.
LOS ANGELES -- Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, talk with journalist Leslie Sykes about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the 2018-19 budget during a live interview during the 33rd Annual Kingdom Day Parade.
In Los Angeles — the U.S. city with the highest number of homeless people — a French woman is fighting for the rights of those most in need. Formerly homeless herself, she has become a self-made “ambassador for dignity.”
SACRAMENTO — Four-term Gov. Jerry Brown released his 16th and final annual budget blueprint Wednesday, urging legislators to sock away most of the state’s projected $6.1 billion surplus as he warned of the next economic downturn and potential cuts by the Trump administration and the Republican-controlled Congress.
SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) offered a plan Wednesday to propose fully funding the state's rainy day account, even as he acknowledged lawmakers in the overwhelmingly Democratic state legislature will want to use a multibillion dollar budget surplus to boost state spending elsewhere.
Female state lawmakers took a stand against sexual harassment and gender inequality by wearing black to the senate and assembly floor sessions. Watch, listen to the interview with Sen. Holly J. Mitchell at either the link above or HERE:
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