Bipartisanship didn't work on Capitol Hill, but the massive stimulus
bill passed anyway, as we hear on our rebroadcast of today's To the Point. As the budget stalemate continues, layoff notices went out to state
workers today and construction projects were shut down. Even if the
political deadlock breaks, California's condition is likely to get
worse. Any budget deal worked out in Sacramento will have to be ratified by the voters. Will they agree to a spending cap and reverse themselves on school funding, mental health, and the state lottery?