Today, Governor Brown released his 2017-18 state budget proposal – a budget urging focus and restraint.  In recognition of the potential to enhance advising, curricular alignment, and meaningful and timely assessment the Governor dedicates substantial resources to Guided Pathways.

Yesterday, the Legislature approved a 2016-17 California State Budget of $122.5 billion.  While the Budget Conference Committee concluded its negotiations and approved a state spending plan on June 9, the full Legislature approved the final budget on the afternoon of June 15.  We are grateful tha

The Senate and Assembly subcommittees on education finance have completed their hearings and took action reflecting their response to the Governor’s May Revision.  Both houses recognized, along with Governor Brown, the significant role California Community Colleges have as the state's workforce e

Governor Brown’s just-released  2016-17 May Revision represents a cautious and pragmatic budget proposal that maintains earlier commitments to education while exercising restraint in light of a slow-growth economy and an uncertain revenue future.

Commitment to the California College Promise Continues

Letter to Senator Leno and Assemblymember Ting sharing the League’s position on the proposed 2016-17 California community college budget. | Read Letter

College affordability is a necessary condition of student success.


Governor Brown released his 2016-17 state budget proposal - one that embraces and builds upon California Community Colleges’ efforts to create a strong California workforce through responsive educational programs.

On November 18, the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) released the annual publication, California’s Fiscal Outlook.