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Gov. Jerry Brown responds to a question concerning his revised 2013-14 state budget plan during a news conference at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, May 14, 2013.

“Everybody wants to see more spending. That's what this place is, it's a big spending machine.”
— California Governor Jerry Brown putting lawmakers on notice yesterday that he had no desire to ratchet up spending in his new budget, despite a multibillion-dollar windfall of tax receipts in recent months, according to the Los Angeles Times.
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