Dan Walters: Safety-net cutbacks still a California issue

Proposition 30, the sales and income tax hike that Gov. Jerry Brown persuaded voters to pass last year, raised state revenue by billions a year.

The 2013-14 budget Brown proposed Thursday would spend two-thirds of it on education and most of the remainder on reducing the “wall of debt,” expanding medical care under the federal health act and a small emergency reserve.

Brown also would reconfigure education spending to give local school officials more control and channel more money into educating poor and non-English speaking children.

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