The Governor and Democratic legislative leaders announced yesterday that they have reached agreement on the outstanding budget issues. The budget deal closes a $15.7 billion budget shortfall with a combination of ongoing and temporary cuts, temporary taxes, some internal borrowing, and other solutions. The Legislature passed the main budget bill last Friday, but some areas [...]
If you have not yet registered for the upcoming 2012 NACo Annual Conference and Exposition, scheduled for July 13-17 in Allegheny County (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania, I urge you to consider joining your many California colleagues who are attending.
Every two years on the morning after the primary and general elections, I have the fun responsibility of compiling the election results from every county supervisor race across California. It’s not a summary that can be found with one click of a mouse, but involves diving into 58 county websites. It’s fascinating, though, since the [...]