California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses his 2017-2018 state budget plan he released at a news conference in Sacramento in January.
California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses his 2017-2018 state budget plan he released at a news conference in Sacramento in January. RICH PEDRONCELLI AP File Photo
California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses his 2017-2018 state budget plan he released at a news conference in Sacramento in January. RICH PEDRONCELLI AP File Photo
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October 29, 2017 12:01 AM

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