In an excerpt from Talk City, Bill Fulton recalls how difficult it was emotionally to deal with budget cuts in the last recession -- a clear concern as cities face revenue shortfalls again because of COVID-19. >>read more
In the first of three excerpts from Talk City, Bill Fulton -- former Mayor of Ventura -- recalls how difficult it was during the last recession to make the tough choices when the chips were down. >>read more
In releasing his proposed 2012-13 budget last Thursday, Gov. Jerry Brown also proposed a major reorganization of state government that would separate transportation and housing at the same time Brown's policy thrust is intended to link the two closer together.
In particular, Brown has proposed a major restructuring of the Business, Transportation, and Housing (BTH) Agency that would have here parts: