In today’s press conference–open to credential media only–Governor Brown unveiled a revised state budget for California, including less of an … More
Assemblywoman Shirley Weber–who has advocated for UC funds in past–had some harsh words for Board of Regents Chair Lozano during the hearing… such as “arrogance”, “resistance” and “agencies pretty much accustomed to operating on their own.” Weber also remarked on the abnormally high salaries that UCOP employees are paid.
So, how much of the money “earmarked” for transportation actually goes to fixing roads? Well, according to the Legislative Analysts Office website, the answer is under 1/3 of the money already generated by existing gas taxes.
Documenting human moments–not in spite of emotion–but with it firmly in hand… that, is photojournalism.
2nd Question: if federal funds are indeed withheld from California, then who will cover the shortfall for current spending… let alone all the new spending pending in the legislature?
California is widely-considered to be a “deep blue” state, a veritable bastion of liberal and progressive thinking, with corresponding legislation … More
Underneath the echoing steps, whispering tourists, marble statues and decorative murals is an area of the state park known as the “Capitol Basement”…
SB562 is a California Senate Bill authored by CA Senators Lara (D) and Atkins (D), also known as ‘The Healthy … More