Gov. Gavin Newsom unveils his budget proposal for the 2023-24 fiscal year during a press briefing at the California Natural Resources Agency in Sacramento on Jan. 10, 2023. Photo by Miguel Gutierrez Jr., CalMatters
As California's state budget morphs from a $97.5 billion surplus to a multi-billion-dollar deficit, it's another reminder about the volatility of the state's revenue system.
Gov. Gavin Newsom marches with a group of ticketed supporters towards the state Capitol on Jan. 6, 2023. The governor's campaign touted the event as a “March for Democracy”, as it's being held on the two-year anniversary of when supporters of former President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol. Photo by Miguel Gutierrez Jr., CalMatters
California Gov. Gavin Newsom bragged about California's respect for freedom, but snubbed reporters aren't buying it.