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Legislature passes record $117 billion budget

On Monday, the California Legislature passed a $117 billion state budget on a 52-28 vote, meeting the June 15 deadline to send the bill to Governor Jerry Brown. The Legislature’s version of the budget allocates $117 billion in expenditures and

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Despite record tax haul, legislators pursue further increases

With a big tax surplus flowing into state coffers, California shattered records last year with a historic haul dwarfing those of other large states around the country. This year, meanwhile, legislators planned still further increases. “During the 2013-14 fiscal year that ended last June,”

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State may consider taxing services

May 22, 2012 By Dave Roberts Hold on to your wallet — Sacramento may be hatching yet another way to reach into your pocket: a state sales tax on services. Assemblywoman Alyson Huber, D-El Dorado Hills, has authored AB 1963,

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Traffic Citations and Overtime Up?

Katy Grimes: Traffic citations issued by the California Highway Patrol and other police departments in California are on the rise, reports The Sacramento Bee today. But the reasoning, while not surprising, is suspect: Revenue. However, this isn’t being done without a

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