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Newsom to Reveal Updated $200 Billion Spending Plan

SACRAMENTO — California is flooded with money and Gov. Gavin Newsom will outline how he thinks the nation's most populous state should spend it Thursday when he releases a revised version of his $200 billion-plus state budget. "There may be a modest increas...
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California: Trump Plan to Take Back Rail Money ‘Disastrous’

SACRAMENTO — Leaders of California's high-speed rail project told the Trump administration Monday its plans to withhold or claw back $3.5 billion in federal money for the project was "legally indefensible" and "disastrous policy." Terminating the money "wou...