State Budget Condition Publications

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Perspectives and Issues 1998-99

February 18, 1998 - Perspectives and Issues 1998-99


Analysis of the 1998-99 Budget Bill

February 18, 1998 - Analysis of the 1998-99 Budget Bill


Highlights of the Analysis and P & I 1998-99

February 1, 1998 - Highlights of the 1998-99 Analysis and Perspectives and Issues.


Overview of the Governor's Budget 1998-99

January 15, 1998 - The budgetary outlook for 1998-99 is more positive than any time since the late 1980s. This is primarily due to continued strong revenue growth and declining Medi-Cal and CalWORKs caseloads.


The LAO’s Economic and Budget Projections 1997-98 Through 1999-00

November 20, 1997 - We estimate that the current year will end with a reserve of $769 million, or $657 million more than the 1997-98 Budget Act estimate. We further estimate that the budget will remain in balance in the future, with the reserve rising slightly to $836 million in 1998-99, before declining to $304 million in 1999-00.


California’s Fiscal Outlook

November 1, 1997 - Slideshow summarizing our fiscal outlook for California.


The 1997-98 Budget Act and Related Legislation

October 8, 1997 - The 1997-98 budget, signed into law by Governor Wilson on August 18, 1997, authorizes total state spending of $67.2 billion, including $52.8 billion from the General Fund and $14.4 billion from special funds.


Supplemental Report of the Budget Act—Containing Statements of Intent or Requests for Studies 1997-98

August 29, 1997 - Statements of intent or requests for studies adopted by the Legislature as a supplement to the 1997 Budget Act.


Major Features of the California Budget 1997-98

August 22, 1997 - On August 18, 1997 the Governor signed the 1997 Budget Act. We highlight the major features of the budget package.


Overview of the May Revision 1997-98

May 19, 1997 - Sharply improving revenues, combined with large caseload-related budget savings, have enabled the administration to propose significant funding increases in the areas of K-12 education, welfare reform, and local government fiscal relief.


State’s Fiscal Outlook Brightens

May 8, 1997 - State’s Fiscal Outlook Brightens


State's Fiscal Outlook Brightens

May 1, 1997 - The administration is scheduled to release the May Revision to its January budget proposal for 1997-98 on May 14. The updated budget plan released each year in May traditionally contains revised revenue and expenditure assumptions reflecting such factors as economic developments and adjusted caseload projections. In this update we highlight some of the key non-policy-related factors that will affect the 1997 May Revision.


State Fiscal Condition/State Finances 1997-98

February 19, 1997 - State Fiscal Condition/State Finances 1997-98


Perspectives on the Economy 1997-98

February 19, 1997 - Perspectives on the Economy 1997-98


Perspectives and Issues 1997-98

February 19, 1997 - Perspectives and Issues 1997-98

State Budget Condition Staff

Ann Hollingshead
(916) 319-8305
State Budget and Federal Funding
Carolyn Chu
(916) 319-8326
Chief Deputy Legislative Analyst