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Republican Obstruction Screws Over Local Governments Again

California Senate Republicans, with the exception of Senator Abel Maldonado, blocked passage of SB 65, the legislation necessary to facilitate the ability of local governments to finance the loss of funding due to the implementation of Prop 1A in order to “balance” the state budget. Again, the Republicans in the Senate placed partisan bickeing over…

Counties and Cities to be hit hard by CA Budget Solution

The resloution of the $26.3 billion California budget mess is likely to be an all cuts scenario with counties and cities getting hit hard. In a message Friday from Paul McIntosh, the Executive Director of the California State Association of Counties, there is a hint of what we’ll be facing. (Letter edited due to length)…