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State Budget

EDITORIAL: Budgeting for California's future

During times of economic hardship, most people cut spending to fit their expected income. The Orange County Register asks, "so why can't Sacramento do the same?"

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OPINION: Viewpoints: GOP proved doubters wrong on state budget

The Sacramento Bee's Shawn Steel commends Republics legislators for standing their ground and forcing a budget with no tax increases, in spite of a shrunken caucus and intense pressure from Governor Brown to put a tax-extension initiative on the ballot as part of a budget solution.

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NEWS: California Legislature quickly passes state budget

The SF Gate reports that the State Legislature has approved a budget package Tuesday night to close what was once a $26.6 billion deficit, giving the state a spending plan before the start of the fiscal year and ensuring that lawmakers once again will receive their pay.

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NEWS: Controller says he won’t pay legislators

State Controller John Chiang has declared that California lawmakers must forfeit their pay as of mid-June because the budget they passed last week -- which Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed less than 24 hours later -– was not balanced.

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OPINION: Dan Walters: Sacramento — Where the fun never stops

Dan Walters' column for the Monterey County Herald muses as to whether last week's proposed budget was a sincere effort by Democrats in the Legislature or merely a hurried effort to avoid having their paychecks withheld for not making the June 15th deadline.

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