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Analysis of the 1991-92 Tax Expenditure Budget

May 1, 1991 - Analysis of the 1991-92 Tax Expenditure Budget

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Analysis of the 1991-92 Budget Bill: Summary of Findings and Recommendations

February 1, 1991 - In the Analysis of the 1991-92 Budget Bill, we report the results of our detailed examination of the Governor's departmental spending proposals for the coming fiscal year. By contrast, The 1991-92 Budget: Perspectives and Issues provides an overall perspective on the state's revenues and expenditures for the budget year. It also looks to the future in an effort to focus on some of the challenges facing California in the years ahead. This document summarizes, by program area, the principal findings and recommendations set forth in the Analysis and the Perspectives and Issues.

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Strategies for Addressing The State's Budgetary Imbalance

February 1, 1991 - Strategies for Addressing The State's Budgetary Imbalance

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California's Economic and Demographic Environment

February 1, 1991 - California's Economic and Demographic Environment

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An Overview of the 1991-92 Governor’s Budget

January 23, 1991 - Underlying structural budget problems and the onset of a national recession have combined to pose extremely difficult challenges for the 1991-92 state budget. The budget plan for the current year, adopted last summer, is now expected to leave the state with a large deficit on June 30, 1991. In addition, projected revenues for 1991- 92 will fall far short of the level needed to both maintain current levels of services and restore the state’s reserve fund.

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The State's Budget Problem

December 1, 1990 - The purpose of this policy brief is to outline for the Legislature the nature, magnitude, and causes of the budget problem. In addition, we offer some general strategies for dealing with the budgetary gap. While the exact extent of the current and budget-year shortfalls cannot be determined at this time, we can identify the general magnitude of the problem to assist the Legislature as it begins its fiscal deliberations.

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State Spending Plan for 1990-91: The 1990 Budget Act and Related Legislation

August 1, 1990 - This report summarizes the fiscal effect of the 1990 Budget Act (Chapter 467 -SB 899) including the effects of major legislation accompanying the budget which is part of the overall state spending plan for 1990-91. The report begins by recounting the history of this year's budget crisis, and describing how it was resolved. It then highlights the funding levels that were ultimately approved for the state's major programs in 1990-91. Finally, this report discusses projected state revenues for 1990-91, including the key assumptions underlying the projections and revisions that have been made to them since the Governor's Budget was introduced in January.

Hearing Handout

The 1990-91 Senate Budget Bill AB 2660 (Vasconcellos) As Amended in Senate July 10, 1990

July 12, 1990 - The 1990-91 Senate Budget Bill AB 2660 (Vasconcellos) As Amended in Senate July 10, 1990

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Supplemental Report of the 1990 Budget Act

July 1, 1990 - Supplemental Report of the 1990 Budget Act

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Revenue Options for the 1990-91 Budget

June 6, 1990 - This document provides a review of 14 revenue options that could be put into effect for the 1990-91 fiscal year. It was prepared at the request of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, in order to assist the Committee's review of its fiscal choices for the 1990-91 Budget.

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Analysis of the 1990-91 Budget Bill: Summary of Findings and Recommendations

February 21, 1990 - In the Analysis of the 1990-91 Budget Bill, we report the results of our detailed examination of the Governor's departmental spending proposals for the coming fiscal year. By contrast, The 1990-91 Budget: Perspectives and Issues provides an overall perspective on the state's revenues and expenditures for the budget year. It also looks to the future in an effort to focus on some of the challenges facing California in the years ahead. This document summarizes, by program area, the principal findings and recommendations set forth in the Analysis and the Perspectives and Issues. It also shows how approval of these recommendations would affect the state's fiscal condition.

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An Overview of the 1990-91 Governor's Budget

January 1, 1990 - In order to provide the Legislature with a perspecive on the state's budget dilemma for 1990-91, we have prepared this brief overview.

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Major Financial Legislation Enacted in 1989

December 1, 1989 - This report summarizes the fiscal effects of legislation enacted during the 1989 Regular Session of the California Legislature, and the First Extraordinary Session called by the Governor in response to the October 17 Lorna Prieta earthquake. This report is divided into two parts. Part 1 of the report describes the provisions and fiscal effects of some 70 major bills enacted during the 1989 Regular Session. The discussion of individual bills in Part 1 of this report is intended to be illustrative of the actions taken by the Legislature on major financial legislation in 1989. Part 2 discusses the provisions and fiscal effects of the 24 measures chaptered during the First Extraordinary Session of the Legislature in November.

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Supplemental Report of the 1988 Budget Act

September 1, 1989 - Supplemental Report of the 1988 Budget Act

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State Spending Plan for 1989-90

August 1, 1989 - This report summarizes the fiscal effect of the 1989 Budget Act (Chapter 93 - SB 165). In addition, it discusses major spending decisions that were enacted in bills other than the Budget Bill, that were part of an overall state spending plan for 1989-90. The report highlights the funding levels approved for the state's major programs in 1989-90, and compares these funding levels to those authorized in prior years. This report also discusses projected state revenues for 1989-90, including the key assumptions underlying the projections and revisions that have been made to them since the Governor's Budget was introduced in January.

State Budget Condition Staff

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