- Making News: Governor Schwarzenegger Presents His Budget Cuts
Governor Schwarzenegger today made his first proposals for cutting the state budget, $3.8 billion toward making up for a $17 billion budget gap between now and 2005. Evan Halper, who is following the story in Sacramento for the LA Times, has more on the proposal that will reduce funding of programs for the poor, developmentally disabled, and higher education.
- Reporter's Notebook: Legislators Move toward Repeal of Driver's License Law
It-s not often that the author of a new state law gets behind a move to repeal it, but that-s what-s happened in the case of driver's licenses for illegal immigrants. Yesterday, in Sacramento, Democrats joined Republicans on a Senate committee that voted to overturn the measure, with the support of Democratic Senator Gil Cedillo, who spent years working to get it enacted.