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MUSD education board approves budget while teachers, others, seek raises

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education approved a budget Monday that predicts $44,726,311 in revenues, but $46,143,568 in expenses. But prior to the Board’s actions, a series of teachers and members of the Martinez Education Association said the District has lost 20 percent of its special education teachers and 12 percent […]

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Council to hear midcycle budget, staffing recommendations tonight

Council to hear midcycle budget, staffing recommendations tonight

| June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez staff members will offer their recommendations for midcycle 2017-19 budget amendments, funding for local nonprofit organizations and staffing changes at tonight’s City Council meeting. The budget didn’t anticipate some of the city’s expenses, said City Manager Brad Kilger, Assistant City Manager Anne Cardwell and Finance Director David Glasser in their joint […]

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State’s $139 Billion budget increases spending, expands funding for education, homeless

| June 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

California’s latest $139 billion General Fund budget that will be put in place with Governor Jerry Brown’s signature, increases state spending by 9 percent, and increases appropriates to education and earmarks $500 million for homeless programs. The budget was approved by both the Senate and Assembly Thursday. Some in Sacramento have praised the compromise Brown […]

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