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Californians want real solutions

After four consecutive years of budget deficits, Californians are wise to the accounting gimmicks and short-term fillers that keep California lurching from budget year to budget year without the kind of stable system in place that protects the programs they need and want. Read More

Categories: , Fiscal Reform, Budget Reform, Multi-Year Budget, Rainy Day Fund, State Budget, Selected Blog Posts, Fred Keeley, Budget Reform, Fiscal Reform Plan, Fred Keeley, State Budget

Community TV of Santa Cruz: Speak up for California

Much of California's government is broken. We elect good folks to work to improve education, the environment, the economy, and other important issues. But, little if anything seems to get... Read More

Categories: , Leadership Council, Fred Keeley, Selected Blog Posts, Speak Up CA, Fred Keeley, Leadership Council, Speak Up CA

Brown’s budget: A refreshing change in a sea of status quo

California, as we know, is awfully complex, with a Gross Domestic Product eclipsing that of all but seven world nations and a culture lurching ahead of perhaps all formal political entities... Read More

Categories: , Jerry Brown, Selected Blog Posts, Fred Keeley, Budget Reform, State Budget, Budget Reform, Fred Keeley, Jerry Brown, State Budget