California programs hoping to nab a bigger chunk of the of the upcoming state budget may be disappointed. Gov. Jerry Brown releases his revised budget proposal today, and lower-than-expected revenue means he'll likely resist increased spending. HD Palmer is with Brown's Department of Finance. He says April revenues were about $1 billion below projections. The final budget is due in mid-June, and Palmer says lawmakers from both parties have budget requests in the mix.
More Latino students are attending the University of California. But UC campuses still have work to do in recruiting and building African-American and Native American enrollment. The UC Regents discussed the findings from a new campus diversity report on Wednesday in Sacramento.