With a $25 billion budget gap between spending and income, Governor Jerry Brown proposes $12 billion in cuts and will ask voters for $12.5 billion in extended tax hikes. He says there's no other choice. If the budget passes, the state won't be funding local redevelopment agencies. What will be left of the "safety net" for the aged, the disabled and the poor?
Jerry Brown Presents a Gloomy Budget
Evan Halper - Los Angeles Times - @evanhalper, Jean Ross - California Budget Project, Zev Yaroslavsky - veteran politician - @ZevYaroslavsky, Bernard Parks - Los Angeles City Councilman - @BernardCParks, Bill Whalen - Hoover Institution - @hooverwhalen