LOS ANGELES - California's budget problems got $350 million bigger last week, following a court decision that will boost the state's redevelopment agencies by the same amount.

Redevelopment agencies filed suit after lawmakers adopted a budget last September that shifted $350 million to the general fund from RDAs around the state, arguing that the shift violated state constitutional language authorizing redevelopment, and was also an unconstitutional impairment of the agencies' bond contracts.

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