Late today -- for the first time in decades -- the state legislature late was on its way to passing a spending plan by the Constitutional deadline, which expires at midnight tonight. That means Senators and Assembly members won't get their pay cut. But Republicans are unhappy because they had no role in the process. Democrats are unhappy, even though the measure passed with all their votes. Governor Brown will have 12 days to sign it or try to work out something better.
The Democrats' Budget, a Budget Nobody Wants
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John Myers - Los Angeles Times - @johnmyers, Tani Cantil-Sakauye - California Supreme Court, Mark DiCamillo - Field Poll - @markdicamillo, Bill Bradley - New West Notes, Mike Spence - West Covina City Councilman - @Mike_Spence, Nathan Brostrom - University of California