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Prop. 25:The State Budget and Incremental Reform in a Polarized Era
1California Federation of Teachers
Citation Information: California Journal of Politics and Policy. Volume 3, Issue 1, ISSN (Online) 1944-4370, DOI: 10.2202/1944-4370.1165, August 2011
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This year California passed an on-time budget, a direct consequence of voters passing Proposition 25 in November 2010. The new law—which allows legislators to pass a budget by a majority vote, as done in all but a few other states—has had the effect that advocates promised.