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NEWS: Gov. Brown Uses Tricks to 'Balance' CA Budget

Breitbart.com explains how Governor Brown uses a series of optimistic assumptions to "balance" the State budget, including that the California's tax increases from last November won’t hurt the state's economy and tax revenues will grow; that California’s millionaires, hit with higher taxes again, won’t pack up and move to low-tax states; and that California’s housing market will improve and prices will go up.

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OPINION: California, Unsaved, Speeds Toward a Wall of Debt

While Governor Brown claims his recent budget makes important steps towards solving California's fiscal problems, Steven Greenhut writing for Bloomberg News explains how it is actually the latest in a series of “kick the can down the road” budgets that ignore the buildup of debts.

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EDITORIAL: How Big is California’s “Wall of Debt”?

Union Watchdog editorial breaking down exactly how big California's "Wall of Debt" is and what it consists of.

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OPINION: California dreaming that its debt woes are over

Katherine Timpf of the Washington Times points out that despite Governor Brown touting a "balanced" budget and an end to California's fiscal crisis, the state still faces a $28 billion deficit.

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OPINION: The Great California Government Union Swindle

On the tail of a recent study by Bloomberg confirming public sector employee compensations are overly generous, OpenMarket.org lays out the history of California governance starting with Governor Brown's first term that has lead to this drastic increase, which is now threatening to bankrupt many municipalities and driving the state further into the fiscal red.

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