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Monday, April 23, 2018

California Legislature Passes $156.4 Billion 2014-15 Budget

By Chris Megerian and Melanie Mason, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. — 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 larger than last year — is scheduled […]

June 16, 2014

S.C. Governor to Legislature: How Dare You Fund Schools!?

Governor Nikki Haley said Wednesday that the $105 million allocation the state legislature has set aside for K-12 schooling should instead go toward tax cuts or to pay off state dept. “From now, going forward, whenever money falls from that money tree — and it does every year — it’s not, ‘Where do we spend […]

June 15, 2011