clipped from LAUSD INT THE NEWS
Gov. Jerry Brown to propose billions in new spending
January 8, 2014, 10:29 p.m. :: SACRAMENTO — When he unveils his new budget plan Thursday, Gov. Jerry Brown will propose billions of dollars in new spending on schools, healthcare, social services and environmental programs as California reaps the benefits of an economic turnaround.
January 8th, 2014, 6:29pm :: California Governor Jerry Brown plans to unveil his proposed 2014-15 state budget Thursday morning. It pegs the state's surplus for the current and upcoming fiscal years at nearly $6 billion. "The governor wants to use a lot of that money to pay down debt and set aside for a rainy day in a budget reserve," said Capitol Public Radio bureau chief Ben Adler.
January 9th, 2014 :: With state revenues surging, Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing to raise K-12 spending in next year’s state budget a healthy $725 per student – 8.5 percent on average – and to use additional new dollars to wipe the last $6 billion of late payment to schools, known as deferrals, off the books. Brown will highlight increases for education when he releases the 2014-15 budget this morning.