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Is California budget as ‘balanced and progressive’ as Gov. Brown suggests?

SACRAMENTO – The California Assembly and Senate have until Thursday to approve the budget deal announced by Gov. Jerry Brown last week, but there’s little uncertainty about the outcome. The general-fund budget is a record-setting $125 billion – something Brown

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – July 29

CalSTRS v. Volkswagen Congressional candidate issuing terrorist-hunting permits What you need to know about the vaccine law Earned Income Tax Credit misses estimates Many voters skipping Senate race  Good morning! The legislative summer recess is coming to an end, so

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Tax credit could cost taxpayers $1 billion

California now is considering a state-level Earned Income Tax Credit. That comes just in time for Jan. 27, the IRS’ EITC Awareness Day. (I am not making this up.) According to a study by the Legislative Analyst, requested by the

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