Breaking California's Bank

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It's the first day of a new fiscal year and the state budget's in worse shape than ever.  Can the Governor and the Legislature resolve their differences in the next 45 days?  Also, LA County's sales tax jumped to almost 10% today. Will it produce as much as voters expected when they passed it last year? On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, six states, including California, failed to pass spending plans last night in time for the new fiscal year. Are bloated expenditures being brought under control or are states balancing budgets by cutting services people need?

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Andrea Brody