Is Sacramento Moving Again?
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The Assembly and Senate convened today after a long recess. Immediately
there was talk of passing the state budget, and we’ll work our way
through that maze tonight. On Reporter’s Notebook, the shareholders of
the Tribune company meet tomorrow. Will they okay the sale of the LA
Will Sam Zell’s Deal for the Tribune Company Get Stalled? ()
Last week, Sam Zell, the real estate magnate and likely new owner of the LA Times, made his first visit to the paper since offering to buy the Tribune Company. Zell’s meeting with senior management was off the record. Tomorrow, Tribune shareholders will meet in Chicago. Will they vote their approval for his 8.2 billion dollar plan? Even if they do, can the company and its lenders close the deal?
Tentative Deal Could End California’s 51-Day Budget Delay ()
Late this afternoon, there was word that Senate Republicans had made a deal with the Democrats, seven weeks after the June 30th deadline. In the meantime, the Assembly passed a budget and left town. Today, both houses were back in session.
- Dan Weintraub: Columnist for the Sacramento Bee
- Ed Mendel: Sacramento Bureau Chief for the San Diego Union Tribune
- Eduardo Gonzaelez: Owner and Administrator of the Fillmore Convalescent Center
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