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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Jerry Brown, top lawmakers announce budget deal

    Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders announced Friday that they have reached an agreement on California's budget. The announcement comes one day after the joint budget committee finished vetting a series of high-profile issues and two days before...
  • Closed-door, last-minute state budget decisions raise concerns

    Assemblyman Jeff Gorell was in his Capitol office Thursday afternoon when a staffer walked in with a list of new proposals that were being wrapped into the state budget. One of the items was $2.7 million for a pool in Calexico, a small city on the...
  • Backlog of road repairs growing in Palm Beach County

    Backlog of road repairs growing in Palm Beach County
    Drivers dodging potholes on Palm Beach County roads won't get any relief any time soon. For the last four years, county budget cuts have swallowed up the money for road resurfacing projects, creating a backlog of deteriorating roads in need of long...
  • Sheriff's Office spending blamed for budget crunch

    Sheriff's Office spending blamed for budget crunch
    Paying for Palm Beach County's increasing law enforcement costs threatens to leave roads and other public facilities crumbling, according to county officials facing another budget squeeze. And it's a money crunch expected to get worse as salary and...
  • California Legislature passes $156.4-billion 2014-15 budget

    The California Legislature approved a $156.4-billion state budget on Sunday, capping a week of intense negotiations over education, social services and environmental policies. The spending plan -- which includes a $108-billion general fund, $7.3 billion...
  • Outsider could end 100-year tradition by becoming L.A. County sheriff

    The last time an outsider was elected Los Angeles County sheriff, posses tracked bandits into the hills of Glendora, Charlie Chaplin had just hit movie screens and Angelenos were watching anxiously as World War I began in Europe. Since the election of...
  • California bullet train deal: Hundreds of millions of dollars

    California bullet train deal: Hundreds of millions of dollars
    California's controversial bullet train would receive hundreds of millions of dollars in the coming year under a budget deal reached by Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers Thursday, a critical step toward beginning construction as the project continues to face...
  • Fitch, S&P downgrade South Africa's bond rating and outlook

    Fitch, S&P downgrade South Africa's bond rating and outlook
    Two global agencies downgraded South Africa’s bond rating and outlook on Friday as the country's economy suffers through a crippling 5-month-old strike by platinum miners. Fitch ratings agency downgraded the country’s outlook from stable...
  • Lewis: Budget yes vote was a mistake

    The following statement came today from state Sen. Lynwood Lewis, D-Accomack, the only Senate Democrat to vote last night in favor of the amended state budget. "I have been a supporter from day one on this most important policy issue, to close the...
  • Has Mississippi Senate battle put Cochran's genteel politics on ropes?

    RICHLAND, Miss. Sen. Thad Cochran's style combines two elements that are fading fast from the American scene: the dapper Southern gentleman and the political veteran gently asking voters to judge him on his work, not his rhetoric. The Mississippi...
  • Council set to vote on $140-million budget

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to adopt a $140-million budget that includes about $19 million worth of capital-improvement projects. Funding for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which begins in July, marks an increase of 6.3%, or $8.3...