Mark Leno, a San Francisco Democrat who chairs the Senate Budget Committee, is shown at left with Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon and Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, during a 2015 news conference. Leno and other Democratic legislators want to raise spending on health and welfare services while Gov. Jerry Brown calls for building reserves.
Mark Leno, a San Francisco Democrat who chairs the Senate Budget Committee, is shown at left with Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon and Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, during a 2015 news conference. Leno and other Democratic legislators want to raise spending on health and welfare services while Gov. Jerry Brown calls for building reserves. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file
Mark Leno, a San Francisco Democrat who chairs the Senate Budget Committee, is shown at left with Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon and Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, during a 2015 news conference. Leno and other Democratic legislators want to raise spending on health and welfare services while Gov. Jerry Brown calls for building reserves. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file