John Howard

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As a share of the state's economy, Governor Brown says, the  $86 billion state budget  he signed today is lower than any since 1973. There are massive cuts in core services.

The State Budget: Balanced or Not?

As a share of the state's economy, Governor Brown says, the $86 billion state budget he signed today is lower than any since 1973. There are massive cuts in core services.

from Which Way, L.A.?

In May, Californians will be asked to approve  six ballot measures  confirming $42 billion in spending cuts and new taxes that made up  the compromise  that was worked out in…

Stimulus Could Trigger More State Taxes, Spending Cuts

In May, Californians will be asked to approve six ballot measures confirming $42 billion in spending cuts and new taxes that made up the compromise that was worked out in…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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