John Chiang

California State Treasurer running for governor

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California State Treasurer running for governor.

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Democrat John Chiang has been California State Treasurer since 2015. Before that, he was the state controller for two terms.

John Chiang: education is top priority in gubernatorial campaign

Democrat John Chiang has been California State Treasurer since 2015. Before that, he was the state controller for two terms.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Brown and the legislature balanced next year's budget based on projections of how much revenue will be coming in.

CA's Troubling Budget, LACCD's 'Shoddy Fiscal Mismanagement'

Governor Brown and the legislature balanced next year's budget based on projections of how much revenue will be coming in.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Last Wednesday, faced with losing their pay by failing to meet the June 15 deadline, the Assembly and Senate  passed a budget .

State Legislators Won't Get Paid After All

Last Wednesday, faced with losing their pay by failing to meet the June 15 deadline, the Assembly and Senate passed a budget .

from Which Way, L.A.?

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