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Gov. Brown To Present His 2017-18 Budget by Jan. 10

Gov. Brown To Present His 2017-18 Budget by Jan. 10

Gov. Brown is scheduled to present his proposed 2017-18 state budget no later than Tuesday, January 10. Hidden in all the statistics will be the governor's proposed allocation to the CSU system. Will he fulfill the CSU Board of Trustees' request for full funding, as he did two years ago, or, if not, how big will the gap be?
Federal Funds Comprise Over One-Third of California’s State Budget

Federal Funds Comprise Over One-Third of California’s State Budget

A new report from the California Budget & Policy Center points out the significant role that federal funds play in supporting California's higher education and public services systems.

CSU Employees Union Calls for Full CSU Funding for 2016-17

On behalf of the more than 15,000 California State University staff members we represent, the CSU Employees Union strongly supports the CSU Board of Trustees’ request to the governor and legislature to add $101 million for the CSU to Gov. Brown’s January plan for the 2016-17 state budget.
Report: Expiring tax increases would leave permanent revenue gap

Report: Expiring tax increases would leave permanent revenue gap

California Budget and Policy Center provides a rundown of a ballot measure that would "extend Proposition 30’s personal income tax (PIT) rate increases on high-income earners, which were approved by voters in 2012."

New State Budget Includes Full Funding for the CSU

June 16, 2015 -- In a press conference this afternoon, Gov. Brown and legislative leaders announced that the 2015-16 state budget includes full funding for the CSU, fulfilling the CSU trustees' request for $217 million in new funds.
Growing Percentage of Voters Back Higher Ed Funding

Growing Percentage of Voters Back Higher Ed Funding

As reported on Feb. 25 in the Sacramento Bee, a new Field Poll reveals that a third of California voters think lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown should spend unexpected increases in state revenue on higher education, while less than a third chose transportation, healthcare, and other programs.

CSU Employees Union Urges Stronger CSU Funding

Pat Gantt Speaks Out about Gov. Brown's Proposed State Budget

Democrats Unveil 2015-16 Higher Ed Funding Plan

Proposed budget calls for no UC tuition hikes.

2014-15 State Budget Falls Short

In response to the CSU funding contained in the 2014-15 state budget, CSUEU President Pat Gantt said on behalf of the California State University Employees Union:

Senate Approves $95 Million Augmentation

May 27 -- Following up on an Assembly budget subcommittee’s May 21 approval of $100 million more in 2014-15 CSU funding than Gov. Brown has proposed, late last week a Senate budget subcommittee approved nearly the same amount.