Month: November 2012

Prop 30 Has Implications on CA Public Schools and Universities

  SACRAMENTO—California will avoid huge spending cuts to public schools and universities, and be able to get out of the fiscal problems without cutting other services further, after voters handed Gov. Jerry Brown‘s signature tax measure a decisive victory Tuesday. Proposition 30 had an 8 percentage point lead Wednesday morning, with 99 percent of precincts reporting. Brown’s tax measure has been his central focus since his election two years ago and will have major implications for the state’s finances. If it had been defeated, nearly $6 billion in automatic spending cuts, falling almost entirely on public schools, would have been automatically enacted under the budget …

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