by Josh Stephens on Jan 11, 2023
Budget, Newsom, Transportation
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a 2023-24 budget that slashes over $22 billion of intended spending in order to accommodate what is expected to be lower tax revenues.
by Josh Stephens on Jul 12, 2022
Budget, Climate Change, Housing, Transportation
But small housing amount disappoints advocates.
by William Fulton on Jan 17, 2022
Budget, Climate, Housing
Without providing specifics, the governor's budget says he will redouble efforts to increase housing production. Some new programs are funded as well.
by Josh Stephens on May 23, 2021
Budget , Newsom
An estimated $100 billion windfall yields generous proposed investments in land use in Gov. Newsom's May Revise.
by Josh Stephens on Jan 11, 2021
Housing accountability unit will help local governments but also keep an eye on them.
by William Fulton on Jun 29, 2020
In an excerpt from Talk City, Bill Fulton recalls how difficult it was emotionally to deal with budget cuts in the last recession -- a clear concern as cities face revenue shortfalls again because of COVID-19.
by William Fulton on Jun 14, 2020
Budget, Recession, Ventura
In the first of three excerpts from Talk City, Bill Fulton -- former Mayor of Ventura -- recalls how difficult it was during the last recession to make the tough choices when the chips were down.
by William Fulton on Jan 14, 2020
Budget, Housing, Newsom
After coming out of the box aggressively last year with changes to the RHNA process, the governor chooses this year to focus on homelessness.
by Josh Stephens on Jun 29, 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom allocated $2.7 billion for housing and homelessness — the most ever in a California budget — and policies to prod cities into complying with RHNA >>read more
by William Fulton on May 13, 2019
Budget, Cities, Encinitas, Housing, Infill Infrastructure Grants, Newsom
Revised budget would focus on Infill Infrastructure Grant program rather than rewarding cities for meeting housing production goals. >>read more