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Modest Gains for Judicial Branch in New California Budget

June 16, 2017 | NewsLinks
California’s trial courts will see no new funding from the $125 billion budget the Legislature passed Thursday, but with an added $22 million for dependency counsel and the promise to backfill revenue losses from Governor Jerry Brown’s driver’s license initiative, the judiciary could have made out a lot worse.

State budget deal includes more money for dependency counsel, legal aid

June 14, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) The budget deal keeps several items passed late last week by the Legislature's Budget Conference Committee. These include $22 million in new money for dependency counsel representation for minors, and $10 million a year for two years to finance legal aid.

New courthouse guilty of cost overruns

May 27, 2017 | NewsLinks
The clever politician Willie Brown said the stated price of a major public works project is just a down payment to get the public on board. The true price is in the cost overruns.
Categories: Facilities

Opinion: An advocate for our courts

May 25, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) With inadequate court funding, California has far too many courthouses where self-help lines extend through hallways due to staffing shortages
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