Calif. Gov.'s Budget Seeks $105M Boost In Court Funds

Law360, San Diego (January 9, 2014, 10:47 PM EST) -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday released a California budget for the upcoming fiscal year that proposes to give the state judicial branch $3.27 billion, marking an increase of $105 million compared to the previous year.

The governor’s budget for 2014-2015 proposes to provide an additional $100 million from the general fund to support trial court operations and $5 million to assist the state judiciary, citing the branch’s growing costs in areas such as employee retirement and health care.

California court leaders have been rallying for more...
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