State Budget

Governor’s budget threatens Placer High, Del Oro ag programs

Local agriculture educators and students are concerned about one provision of Gov. Jerry Brown’s new budget proposal that could stunt their educational growth. That provisio ...

Schools stand to benefit from new state funding formula

Sealed by the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown last week, California’s 2013-14 budget officially established a new statewide education funding formula that went into effect on M ...

UPDATE 3:20 P.M.: Gov. Brown proposes budget with rosier outlook

UPDATE 3:20 P.M.: SACRAMENTO (AP) — Riding a wave of new tax revenue, California's spending plan for the coming fiscal year will rise by nearly $5 billion, a powerful ind ...

Brown to detail budget for tackling $16B shortfall

SACRAMENTO ? California Gov. Jerry Brown will lay out details of a revised state spending plan Monday after announcing over the weekend that the state's budget shortfall has swelle ...