In January, Gov. Brown proposed a $113 billion budget, the largest in state history.
California has excess revenue and is finally able to pay off debt and store money in the rainy day fund. Sacramento politicians and special interests still are pushing for new and higher taxes.
Ironically, Fresno County’s unemployment rate is at 11%, well above California’s 7%. The last thing families and small businesses need is higher taxes, when many in our region are still struggling to get back on their feet from the recession.
Sacramento needs to learn how to spend what we have efficiently and effectively instead of trying to punish our region.