- Governor signs California budget with anti-poverty efforts Updated: Jun-24-15 5:49 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown signed a spending plan Wednesday that uses California's growing surplus to fund new initiatives aimed at providing relief to the poor.
- Budget change eliminates union rights for Ohio care workers Updated: Jun-17-15 1:56 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Independent health-care and child-care workers under contract with the state could not unionize under a change Republican senators in Ohio have made to the state budget.
- Reducing poverty a budget priority for California Democrats Updated: Jun-05-15 8:30 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Reducing poverty has emerged as the key theme in California after state lawmakers moved closer to raising the minimum wage, expanding health care to immigrants and allowing child-care providers to unionize.