Governor Jerry Brown has proposed a $99.3-billion budget for 2013-14 that is balanced on previous spending cuts and new tax revenues. General Fund spending will increase $4.7 billion, mainly for education and health care, with $15 billion in year-end liquidity, up from $11 billion this year. For a more detailed summary by DLR Partner Paul Rosenstiel,
What does it mean
to be a citizen?
Hundreds of seniors at 25 high schools across California have submitted essays on what citizenship means to them in the fifth annual Fabric of Society competition. Do we owe our allegiance to the U.S., or are we part of a worldwide community? Is American citizenship something that must be earned, or is it enough to be born here? The entries are now being judged. De La Rosa & Co. will award a $2,000 scholarship to at least one winner from each school.
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