A Light at the End of the Budget Tunnel

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Public unions have agreed to a deal that could save the City of LA big money. Also, the latest from Sacramento. Can the Governor and legislative leaders get the votes they need for a fragile compromise? Why does Proposition 13 bring more bad news for local government? On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, the President will have answers tonight about healthcare reform, but tomorrow a lot of questions will still remain. What are the hardest choices that will have to be made?  Does cost control mean rationing?

Banner image: California Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (L) and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg speak to reporters after legislative leaders and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger reached a budget deal Monday to close California's $26 billion budget gap. Photo: Max Whittaker/Getty Images



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