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The Mercury News
California April taxes about $1 billion short of projectionwere about $1 billion short of Gov. Jerry Brown's projections during the pivota
California April taxes about $1 billion short of projection
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
were about $1 billion short of Gov. Jerry Brown's projections during the pivotal month of April. The nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office says the numbers are not cause for alarm, though. The analyst says personal income taxes are... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Commentary: Short-term rentals, big-time problemsotherwise could provide a home for permanent residents. According to a report
Commentary: Short-term rentals, big-time problems
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted yesterday
otherwise could provide a home for permanent residents. According to a report issued last month by the city's Budget and Legislative Analyst's Office, fewer than 2,000 of the more than 7,000 Airbnb operators in New Orleans have registered with... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California April taxes about $1 billion short of projectionwere about $1 billion short of Gov. Jerry Brown's projections during the pivota
California April taxes about $1 billion short of projection
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
were about $1 billion short of Gov. Jerry Brown's projections during the pivotal month of April. The nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office says the numbers are not cause for alarm, though. The analyst says personal income taxes are... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California April taxes about $1 billion short of projectionwere about $1 billion short of Gov. Jerry Brown's projections during the pivota
California April taxes about $1 billion short of projection
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
were about $1 billion short of Gov. Jerry Brown's projections during the pivotal month of April. The nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office says the numbers are not cause for alarm, though. The analyst says personal income taxes are... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Caltrans audits more than disturbingState Auditor released recently would lead us to believe that, as well as anoth
Caltrans audits more than disturbing
Desert Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
State Auditor released recently would lead us to believe that, as well as another audit conducted last year by the state Legislative Analyst's Office. Among the findings of these various audits: 1) Caltrans is overstaffed by 3,500 employees, at... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
California high-speed-rail officials tinker with $64B plansource in the 2014-15 budget, giving the project about $500 million a year from
California high-speed-rail officials tinker with $64B plan
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 12 days ago
source in the 2014-15 budget, giving the project about $500 million a year from fees charged to polluters. The state legislative analyst's office has noted that the rail line lacks a long-term funding source and that the cap-and-trade revenue... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
California High-Speed Rail Officials Tinker with $64B Plansource in the 2014-15 budget, giving the project about $500 million a year from
California High-Speed Rail Officials Tinker with $64B Plan
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 13 days ago
source in the 2014-15 budget, giving the project about $500 million a year from fees charged to polluters. The state legislative analyst's office has noted that the rail line lacks a long-term funding source and that the cap-and-trade revenue... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
California High-Speed Rail Officials Tinker with $64B Plansource in the 2014-15 budget, giving the project about $500 million a year from
California High-Speed Rail Officials Tinker with $64B Plan
NBC Bay Area / Posted 13 days ago
source in the 2014-15 budget, giving the project about $500 million a year from fees charged to polluters. The state legislative analyst's office has noted that the rail line lacks a long-term funding source and that the cap-and-trade revenue... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Southern California home prices surge in March; sales inch upcontributing to far higher prices than elsewhere in the nation, economists say.
Southern California home prices surge in March; sales inch up
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
contributing to far higher prices than elsewhere in the nation, economists say. According to the state’s independent Legislative Analyst's Office, developers would have needed to build millions more homes over the last 30 years to keep... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Obernolte's roads budget plan killedrequiring businesses to secure an allowance for every metric ton of carbon diox
Obernolte's roads budget plan killed
Desert Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
requiring businesses to secure an allowance for every metric ton of carbon dioxide equivalent it emits. The state Legislative Analyst's Office has said the program's current cost to Californians could rise from 11 cents per gallon of... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Hammering out a brighter futurestudents have "both college and career options upon graduating from high school
Hammering out a brighter future
Mountain View Voice / Posted 22 days ago
students have "both college and career options upon graduating from high school," according to a report by the California Legislative Analyst's Office. At the school level, this shift means offering core curriculum classes in math and science... Read more
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The Mercury News
Final rent control changes releasedrise 7 percent to 10 percent in 2016. But critics of rent control say it has t
Final rent control changes released
The Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
rise 7 percent to 10 percent in 2016. But critics of rent control say it has the opposite effect. A recent report from the Legislative Analyst's Office said rent control wouldn't increase housing supply and "likely would discourage new... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Francis Wilkinson: Corporate America shows its 'Hollywood values'icky television, movies, videos and music emanating from Southern California.
Francis Wilkinson: Corporate America shows its 'Hollywood values'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
icky television, movies, videos and music emanating from Southern California. According to a 2014 report by California's Legislative Analyst's Office, the U.S. motion picture industry, at around US$120 billion, is larger than automotive repair... Read more

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