finance http://kvpr.org en Audit Gives Cautious Outlook For City Of Fresno; Warns Of Possible 'Perfect Storm' http://kvpr.org/post/audit-gives-cautious-outlook-city-fresno-warns-possible-perfect-storm <p>With a budget that's absorbed more than $100 million in cuts since 2009, the City of Fresno's finances are improving. &nbsp;But major concerns remain, including a possible "perfect storm" that could threaten the city's financial future. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">That's the message contained in a draft of the city's 2013 audited financial report, which the council will review on Thursday.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 15 May 2014 00:30:54 +0000 Joe Moore 32675 at http://kvpr.org Audit Gives Cautious Outlook For City Of Fresno; Warns Of Possible 'Perfect Storm' July Revenues Fall Short of Califiornia Budget Projections http://kvpr.org/post/july-revenues-fall-short-califiornia-budget-projections <p>California revenues are off to a slow start in the new budget year.</p><p>The state controller’s office says they came in six percent below projections for the month of July.&nbsp; Disappointing personal income tax proceeds offset slight gains in sales and corporate tax revenues.</p><p>Governor Jerry Brown convinced lawmakers to use his more conservative projections in this year’s budget.&nbsp; Democratic leaders had pushed for more optimistic estimates.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 19:28:35 +0000 Ben Adler 19901 at http://kvpr.org July Revenues Fall Short of Califiornia Budget Projections Pay Day Lending Battle Continues In California http://kvpr.org/post/pay-day-lending-battle-continues-california <p></p><p class="p1">A bill being heard in the California Senate Banking Committee Wednesday would limit the number of payday loans consumers could take out and give them longer to pay the loans back. Katie Orr reports from Sacramento.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 01:07:23 +0000 Katie Orr 13724 at http://kvpr.org Pay Day Lending Battle Continues In California