California budget

UPPER LAKE, Calif. | Wildfires scorching homes, land _ and California’s budget

UPPER LAKE, Calif. — Just a month into the budget year, the state has already spent more than one-quarter of its annual fire budget, at least $125 million, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman Mike Mohler said Wednesday. Following years of drought and a summer of record-breaking heat, immense tracts of forests, chaparral … Continue reading UPPER LAKE, Calif. | Wildfires scorching homes, land _ and California’s budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif | Brown signs his final budget, takes victory lap

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown took a victory lap Wednesday after he signed a $139 billion California budget that marks a stark turnaround from the financial crisis he inherited almost eight years ago. Nearing the end of his second two-term stint as governor, Brown has celebrated the state’s financial strength and thriving economy, … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif | Brown signs his final budget, takes victory lap

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  | Brown takes victory lap as he signs California budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — Gov. Jerry Brown will take a victory lap Wednesday when he signs a $139 billion California budget that marks a stark turnaround from the financial crisis he inherited seven years ago. Nearing the end of his final term as governor, Brown has celebrated the state’s financial strength and thriving economy, even as … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif.  | Brown takes victory lap as he signs California budget