California’s 2016-17 Budget Outlook

The Legislative Analyst’s Office has released their 2016-17 budget outlook. The LAO does something very interesting this year, which is to project different scenarios and discuss how the state might whether an economic downturn, based on current spending or increased spending on programs.

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Next Republican Debate tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 28

Republican debate – broadcast on CNBC

Time – Main segment: 8 p.m. ET. Secondary: 6 p.m.

Location – University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Moderators – Carl Quintanilla, Becky Quick, John Harwood

Who’s in – Main segment: All candidates averaging at least 2.5 percent in CNBC-recognized national polls between September … Continue reading

Fear Sparks Efforts to Pass School Gun Laws

As gun reform laws are becoming more salient after the recent school shootings in Oregon and Arizona, politicians are experiencing a political division about the best way to combat these types of tragedies from happening so frequently. In response, Jerry Brown signed legislation this month banning concealed weapons on school campuses. However, many other states feel that the […] Continue reading