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California offers budgetary lessons for U.S., Stanford professor says

A Stanford law professor says California Proposition 30, passed in 2012, is worth emulating at the federal level. Proposition 30 strengthened California’s common wealth, addressing the chronic underfunding of public services in the Golden State.