Gov. Jerry Brown requests $50M sequestration from UC funding

In a revised May budget proposal released Thursday, Gov. Jerry Brown requested that $50 million be sequestered from University of California funding until recommendations from an April 25 California State Auditor’s report and other state commitments are implemented by the university.
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CA State Senate passes bill restricting funding for jails

The California State Senate passed a bill penned by California State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D- Berkeley, which would prioritize state funding allocated to the expansion of state and county prisons to those that are not leasing space to other parties, such as the federal government.
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