California's Davis Unveils $104 Billion Budget
- A memo to my wife. McClintock, Tom // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;6/27/2003, Issue 323105, p23
Criticizes California governor Gray Davis' handling of the state's budget through a mock memorandum supposedly sent by the author to his wife. Slashing of state budget; Postponement of payment of money owed to schools by the state; Cut in medicare spending; Tax increase; College fund; Use of...
- Still a bridesmaid. // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;01/31/2000, Issue 322571, p26
Comments on the state budget proposal presented by California Governor Gray Davis for the 2000-2001 fiscal year. Unemployment rate for San Joaquin Valley, California; Lack of equalization aid for poor school districts; Overall economic status of California.
- California State and Local Officials Wary of Budget Plan's Long-Term Success. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;5/19/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31638, p4
The article focuses on concerns of municipal officials on California Governor Gray Davis' revised budget plan. California plans to sell at least $11 billion of revenue anticipation warrants on June 11, 2003 and possibly another $5 billion of revenue anticipation notes after that, which has...
- The Fleecing of California--Spend Now, Worry Later. Battin, Jim // San Diego Business Journal;7/2/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p35
Comments on the defeat of the proposed 2001-2002 budget of California Governor Gray Davis in the state legislature. Reasons behind the defeat of the proposed budget; Objectionable features; Need for a bipartisan measure that will demonstrate fiscal responsibility.
- Gov. Davis Extends Hiring Freeze To Trim $250 Million From Deficit. // Bond Buyer;7/2/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31669, p1
Informs that California Governor Gray Davis has extended a state hiring freeze and has asserted that he will not fill vacant state jobs. Reasons behind this decision of the Governor; Expectations of the Governor from the state budget; Information on the minimum wage per hour of state employees;...
- Proposed Sales Tax Would Back Bonds to Close Calif. Shortfall. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;5/15/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31636, p1
In his revised budget plan announced on may 14, 2003, California governor Gray Davis urged for a half-cent sales tax to support bonds to close 10.7 billion dollar of the 38 billion dollar budget shortfall through fiscal 2004. The half-cent tax would raise about 2.3 billion dollar each year to...
- Davis Takes GOP to Task On Budget. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;7/17/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31679, p1
Focuses on efforts made by California Governor Gray Davis to pass the budget for fiscal year 2004. Proposition of cuts for education from kindergarten to colleges by republicans in the budget; Provisions under the fiscal budget.
- Calif. Colleges Dodge a Bullet in Final Budget. Fisher, Maria Jo // Community College Week;8/18/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1
Reports on the signing of the 2003-2004 California's state budget by Governor Gray Davis and the budget reduction faced by community colleges in the state. Information on the proposed budget for the colleges; Requirements to colleges in 2003; Increase in students' fees by colleges.
- As Deficit Mounts, Davis Tries to Spare Schools. Sack, Joetta L. // Education Week;5/22/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 37, p20
Reports on the decision taken by Governor Gray Davis to revise budget plans for California in an attempt to protect schools from taxes while managing a budget deficit. Impact of Davis' refusal to suspend Proposition 98 on the concerns of educator; Effect of the budget proposal on...