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.

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

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

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

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

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