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THE NOONER for May 14, 2016

It's noon. It's time for a break. Here's what people are reading on today:

Gov. Jerry Brown Sends Lawmakers Revised Budget With Less Money To Spend On New Programs
Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled his revised state budget on Friday, one that forecasts lower tax revenues than just four months earlier.

Governor's Revised Budget Moves Ahead With Eliminating Transitional Kindergarten | 89.3 Kpcc
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After the governor announced his block grant proposal back in January, the early education advocacy community was very vocal in its opposition to the idea of ending this program that was established in 2010 as the first of a two-year kindergarten program serving 4-year-olds.

Gov. Jerry Brown Backs $2-billion Plan To Ease Homelessness Across California
Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday threw his support behind an ambitious $2 billion plan to build housing for California's mentally ill homeless population.

Poligraph: Kamala Harris Hits Highlights In Tv Ad | The Sacramento Bee
Ad focuses on her record as attorney general

'kamala Harris Was Fearless': Elizabeth Warren And Dolores Huerta Star In Senate Hopeful's New Ad Campaign
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Stone's Response to Governor's Revised State Budget Proposal
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside) issued the following statement and video in response to Governor Brown's revised 2016-2017 State Budget proposal.

Sen. Cannella Issues Statement on Governor Brown's May Revise Budget Proposal
s revised 2016-17 budget proposal:

Governor’s Latest Early Education Budget Proposal Disappoints Advocates, Providers | Edsource
Children, including Estrella Ante, center, perform at an end-of-the-year ceremony for Los Angeles Unified's preschool program on June 3, 2015.

This New Law Might Put Your Medical Marijuana Dispensary Out Of Business
In 2001, Steve DeAngelo agreed to help a drug-buying friend by attending the delivery of nearly 200 pounds of marijuana in a Maryland trailer park and verifying

Vidak's Response to Governor's Revised State Budget Proposal
s revised 2016-2017 State Budget proposal, which includes half a billion taxpayer dollars to fund the controversial High-Speed Rail project:

GOP Wants To Cut $23 Billion From Food Stamps
Republican leaders have proposed more than $23 billion in food stamp cuts in a budget plan that could be brought to the House floor in the next two weeks, several sources say.

GOP On The Governor's Budget: Restraint Is Good
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New California Pot Legalization Campaign Learns From Past Failure | The Sacramento Bee
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Voters statewide rejected last attempt by seven points

Senator Gaines Issues Statement On Governor's Budget Revise
s revised state budget proposal:

Senator Patricia Bates Responds to Governor's Revised Budget Plan
s revised 2016-17 budget proposal:

Brown Releases Revised State Budget, Warns Of Declining Revenues -
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By The Numbers: Details Of Gov. Jerry Brown's Budget Plan - San Francisco Chronicle
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A City Honors A Fallen Son |
Navy pallbearers carry the flag-draped the coffin of Charles Keating IV as they leave Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Coronado Friday morning May 13, 2016, after funeral services for the fallen Navy SEAL. The funeral procession will go through Coronado before Keating's burial at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. — Misael Virgen / San Diego Union-Tribune

Federal Officials Launch Investigation Of Skydiving Plane Crash In Lodi Vineyard | The Sacramento Bee
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The plane carried 17 passengers and a pilot, Federal Aviation Administration said

Lausd’s Michelle King, President Obama In Agreement On Transgender Restroom Policy
Today's high

L.A. City Attorney Shuts Down Second Pot Delivery Service
David Neale and Jennifer Costa pack a patient's order of medical marijuana in the offices of delivery service Speed Weed, headquartered in Agoura Hills.

Cal State Long Beach President Says Visitors, Students Need Not Fear Deportation
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UC Students' Suit Claims Google Scanned Accounts Without Permission
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But the students' claims may be derailed by a dispute over whether they should file their cases individually, rather than as a group.