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What is a State Controller?


The Controller sounds like a new superhero and some would say it is worthy of superhero status. The California State Controller oversees how the state disburses money. At $190 billion, California has one of the biggest state budgets of all 50 states. Everything from your tax refund, medi-cal payments to salaries for state employees is all under the control of  the State Controller. Watch the video for a quick and simple explanation.

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