Brown Signs Budget Cuts, Faces Resistance on Tax Measure

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Governor Brown signed $14 billion in budget reductions today, but the second half of his plan to close the budget gap is in trouble, not just in Sacramento, but with the voters. What's next on the cutting board? Did Costa Mesa move too fast when it laid off almost half its workers, prompting one to jump off the roof of City Hall? Also, what was President Obama doing in El Salvador, Central America's tiniest Country?  On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, America's "nuclear renaissance" and Fukushima.

Banner image: Governor Jerry Brown stands next to a chart that shows dollar amounts in the millions that were cut from California's budget following a bill signing on March 24, 2011 in Sacramento. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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