California governor to visit China for clean energy meeting
California governor to visit China for clean energy meeting
Gov. Jerry Brown unveils his revised state budget on Thursday at the state Capitol
13 May, 2017, 10:44
Republicans are praising California Gov.
Assembly Minority Leader Chad Mayes, R-Yucca Valley, talks with reporters about California Gov. Education advocates insist schools should be getting more money. He also is rolling back a plan to cut a half-billion dollars in child care support for low-income children.
Assembly Minority Leader Chad Mayes, R-Yucca Valley, called Brown's latest budget "a bait and switch", citing voters' approval past year of tax increases that he said were to fund health and dental care and support schools. The Democratic governor called for more than $3 billion in cuts because of a projected deficit he pegged at $1.6 billion.
"With Washington pursuing an agenda of self-sabotage, our budget must protect California", Ting said in a statement. Yet he warned again that the economy could tank, taking the state's budget with it and forcing sharp cuts in future years if lawmakers overspend now.
The release of Brown's spending plan for the next fiscal year kicks off a month of negotiations with the Democrat-controlled Legislature.
Gov. Brown's plan also includes $6.5 million more for the Department of Justice, and 31 positions, to handle more workload related to the legal challenges by the state to the federal government on sanctuary cities, and other policies, effectively reversing a proposed cut in the governor's plan in January. The projected deficit in his new plan is $400 million, due mostly to improved capital gains revenue.
Brown also wants to reverse a proposed $500 million cut for low-income childcare that he sought in January and revise his proposal to shift almost $600 million in costs to counties.
Under current law, with the end of the Coordinated Care Initiative, county realignment funds would experience an increase in annual IHSS costs of about $600 million. Counties would see IHSS costs of $141 million next year, $129 million in 2018-19, $230 million in 2019-20 and $251 million in 2020-21.
Brown says he wants more transparency and financial reporting from the system.
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Shares of Kohl's Corp., based in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, fell $2.47, or 6.1 percent, to $37.85 in afternoon trading Thursday. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank owned 0.06% of Kohl's Co. worth $4,056,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
State data show that the Proposition 98 minimum guarantee of funding for K-14 schools has fluctuated over the years, dropping to a low of $47.3 billion in 2011-12.
Still, Brown stood his ground on other elements of his January budget that irritated lawmakers and powerful interest groups, including the elimination of the middle-class college scholarship program.
California's fiscal turnaround, led by a record-setting stock rally, a resurgent real estate market and Silicon Valley's boom, has been welcomed by bondholders as the state's credit rating was boosted to the highest since the fallout from the Internet stock bubble's collapse.
Jerry Brown is telling the University of California, in response to a scathing audit revealing millions of dollars in secret reserves at the UC system. "And so I think as an initial investment I think it's reasonable but certainly I would be watching it carefully over the next year".
Brown, who once considered a career in the Catholic priesthood, warned Republicans, according to the Times: "They weren't sent to Congress just to take orders from that crowd, or from Donald Trump ..."
In the meantime, the governor's revised budget instantly touched off what will be weeks of intense negotiations with the Legislature, with legislative leaders quickly responding to the governor's starting point.
Revenue growth has slowed since last summer, coming in $1.8 billion below last June's projection.
As with his first budget proposal, the governor did not adjust the numbers to reflect any "what-ifs" with federal funds - a week after the U.S. House of Representatives heightened anxiety in California with its vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a plan that would slash health care spending. "We've got ongoing pressures from Washington, and the economic recovery is not going to last forever", Brown said.
AP writers Don Thompson and Sophia Bollag contributed.
Ehlinger revealed that the department's funds were also stretched as it had to screen travelers and pregnant women for Zika virus. The measles virus commonly travels through the air where it can live for up to two hours, making it more contagious than the flu.
The database engine can efficiently translate and project different data models onto the ARS-based data model. Meanwhile, the Amazon cloud has had its own AWS Database Migration Service since October 2015.
Named after a chapel that once stood near the site, the surf spot was also the scene of a shark attack on April 29. Lowe estimated there were around 10 to 15 juvenile great whites off the Long Beach coast Wednesday night.
Gabriel's death was the first youth suicide in 2017 in Hamilton County, where Cincinnati is the largest city. The third grader, a model student, would often visit the nurse's office and would ask his mom to stay home.
While global iPhone unit sales were down marginally year on year, the company had plenty to cheer about its performance in India. Smartphone penetration in India grew by 16 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017.
The Italian was famously chucked into freezing cold water in just his underpants by Juventus players after their 2013 title win. The 25-year-old has scored once and provided three assists in eight Super League games for Shanghai SIPG.
It all started with Apple Music's recently released trailer of the documentary " Harry Styles: Behind the Album ". Swift used lyrics describing a man with "long hair, slicked back, and a white T-shirt".
Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Tribune Media from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Saturday, January 28th. Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock.
We could see another round of precipitation and severe weather Wednesday afternoon if the morning rain clears out fast enough. While most storms are not expected to be strong, isolated strong severe thunderstorms will be possible.
While the view from above the planet is probably pretty fantastic , it wasn't exactly smooth sailing for Fischer and Whitson. EDT (1308 GMT), when the atmospheric pressure inside the station's Quest airlock passed below 1 pound per square inch.
They may not have a night like they did tonight where they forced nine turnovers in the third quarter that led to 21 points. So when the Wizards jumped out to an 8-0 lead, it appeared as if that trend would hold true for a fourth straight game.
Last month, Erdogan said if Turkey and the United States joined forces, they could turn Raqa into a "graveyard" for jihadists . The Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG) has been seen by Washington as the best ally against jihadists in Syria.
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