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• Among the biggest winners in the state budget deal that lawmakers will vote on this week are University of California and California State University students. Gov. Jerry Brown agreed to more money to prevent tuition increases and boost enrollment.

• There’s half a billion dollars in emergency money to help cities and counties fight homelessness in the California budget deal announced Friday by Governor Jerry Brown and state lawmakers.

Today's reporting by Ben Adler.

California Update for Thursday, May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018
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• Cal State and UC students and faculty are calling for more funding for higher education. Turns out, they're getting more funding, just not as much as they asked for.

• California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has filed charges against four people behind mugshots.com.

Today's reporting by Adhiti Bandlamudi and Drew Sandsor.

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• Lawmakers say more revenue from Proposition 30 should go toward freezing tuition at the state’s colleges and universities.

• In new CA legislature, moderate Democrats hold leverage.

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• Yudof promises to meet Governor Brown’s challenges to keep tuition down and add online courses.

• Steinberg to Push for National Version of Mental Health Services Act

California's Budget Worries Aren't Over

Nov 29, 2012

Governor Brown is pleased that Proposition 30 passed, but cautions that it will not cure all the state’s budgetary woes. And he’s warning the leadership of the University of California to be more restrained in their top administrative salaries.