budget

Newsom optimistic about next year's deficit

We’ve been throwing around the number $450 million as the upcoming budget…

State budget mess could increase water bills

The state’s budget woes could trickle down to San Francisco’s water bills.…

Examiner Editorial: Another day, another $52 million wasted

Of all the disgraceful aspects to California’s budget impasse — which this…

Newsom begs voters to participate in supe races

Just yesterday, Mayor Gavin Newsom was popping off to reporters about how…

Caltrain budget to run off the rails

If 25-cent fare increases and reduced service on the weekdays seem bad,…

Governor sounds off on budget

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger delivered sharp words in San Francisco about the stalled…

Mayor touts low crime stats and Muni

Mayor Gavin Newsom figures he has had the best three weeks of…

The City's public defender costs soar

Farming out court cases instead of having the Public Defender’s Office handle…

BART finds more money between the cushions

The good news just keeps coming for BART, and that could mean…

Don’t forget the bureaucrats’ job security

Byron’s excellent column yesterday suggests that the government find $40 billion in…

Budget passage comes with warning signs ahead

The $6.5 billion San Francisco budget was officially signed Thursday morning with…

Late-night budget deal restores millions in spending

Millions of dollars of spending will go to offset cuts to health,…

Budget crunch forces Calif. town to lay off all employees, contract out all services

According to the Los Angeles Times, Maywood, California is going to extreme…

Muni boss says operators getting bad info

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency chief Nathaniel Ford said Tuesday he doesn’t…

Uncle Sam collecting less while the economy grows

The federal budget deficit in May 2010 wasn't as bad as May…

Caltrain board mulls ways to cut budget

Possible service reductions and fare increases will be the main topics of…

Supply-side economics and the growing deficit

Jonathan Chait cites the compromise between former president George H.W. Bush and…

Chewing gum fee on hold pending study

Don’t worry about an extra fee on that gum purchase just yet.…

Mayor to unveil plan to close The City's deficit

From a mid-Market Street location today, Mayor Gavin Newsom will unveil how…

Golden Gate car-pool toll up for vote

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District will vote Friday on…