Topic: John Chiang
The decision by a California official to stop paying state legislators until they pass a balanced budget means Democrats are under increasing pressure to act.
06/22/2011 08:46 pm
The California budget passed by the Legislature June 15 was not balanced, so lawmakers must forfeit their pay until they pass one that is, said Controller John Chiang Tuesday.
06/21/2011 08:54 pm
Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, vetoed the Democrats' California budget Thursday, raising questions about whether legislators will still get paychecks tomorrow and whether the governor has any allies left in the Capitol.
06/16/2011 07:42 pm
To muddle through while the California budget crisis continues, state workers will be furloughed three days a month and the state will have to issue IOUs to pay bills. Still, there's little urgency in Sacramento.
08/19/2010 07:58 pm
San Francisco, Los Angeles prosecutors face off in race to replace California Attorney General Jerry Brown
Jerry Brown decided to seek the governor's office rather than run for re-election.
06/09/2010 03:23 pm
02/03/2009 12:00 am
A $28 billion budget shortfall through 2010 could start to pinch next week.
12/10/2008 12:00 am
08/13/2008 01:00 am
The state government has launched its own video channel on YouTube.
04/25/2008 01:00 am