Higher education officials generally applaud Brown's plan, which would freeze community college fees while allowing tuition hikes at UC and CSU.
Gov. Jerry Brown is also demanding improved auditing before floating school construction bonds.
Early proposals for the first possible tuition increases in six years call for a $270 hike at CSU and $300 at UC. Much awaits Gov. Brown's January budget plan.
The price of a two-pack of Epi-Pen auto-injectors has gone from $100 to more than $600.
Budget includes more slots for preschool, 4% funding increase for K-12
UC is being asked to increase the number of California students it enrolls.
In his latest early education budget proposal, Gov. Jerry Brown proposes the same as he did before.
Most additional money would feed Local Control Funding Formula.