These are lean times for some programs in state government, and the past few years, overall, have been tight. But this newsletter from the Cal State University System suggests that they, at least, are quite pleased with the budget they have just been handed.
Among the highlights:
Enough money for 10,000 new students.
Pay raises for CSU employees and more money for benefits.
More financial aid.
Money for long-term needs in libraries, technology and deferred maintenance.
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Don't miss this story about a consultant for the lottery posing as a freelance television reporter in order to get tape of opponents of the Mega Millions multi-state lottery game at a press conference.
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The Log Cabin Club, home to gay Republicans, now has a blog. It's called Blog Cabin California.
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