Topic: California Department of Health Services
Gov. Jerry Brown and fellow Democrats got halfway to closing California's budget deficit by cutting. They hope voters will opt to raise taxes come November to cover the rest. But the political winds may be blowing against them, analysts say.
With California's budget shortfall soaring, Gov. Jerry Brown (D) proposes broad, painful cuts for state workers and programs. Without new taxes, he warns voters, the cuts will be even worse.
In their second face-to-face debate, Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown covered a range of issues, including immigration, health care, and education. The race is too close to call.
10/03/2010 10:58 am
04/13/2010 01:42 pm
The long-awaited compromise won't raise taxes but its service cuts are unlikely to make it popular.
07/21/2009 01:00 am
Economists worry that the budget deficit could hurt the state just as it has begun showing signs of recovery.
07/01/2009 01:00 am
Healthcare cuts in California and New York could affect thousands.
08/15/2008 01:00 am