The Tongva Native American tribe has sued the Los Angeles County Supervisors, the Catholic Archdiocese, Governor Brown and others over the bones of 100 people discovered near Olvera Street in downtown LA. They were found two weeks ago during construction of a garden that's part of a new Mexican-American cultural center. We get the latest on a dispute over preservation of LA's heritage. Also, State Treasurer Bill Lockyer on reports that states might file bankruptcy. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, California's not the only state with a budget gap so large that cuts alone could seriously damage healthcare, public education and infrastructure. Antipathy to raising taxes is so strong that, in Washington, there's the even talk about states going bankrupt. We hear about financial decisions that could change the face of America.
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From this Episode:
Lockyer Blasts Bankruptcy Idea for States
There have been rumors in Washington that some states, including California, are in such bad shape they should be allowed to declare bankruptcy .
6 min, 9 sec
Should States Declare Bankruptcy?
The federal deficit is disturbing, but Washington can print money. The states have to balance their budgets, and the total of shortfalls around the country is at $82...
26 min, 52 sec