State Legislators Debate New Taxes

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During the Great Recession, the California legislature cut a lot of popular programs. As the recovery gains momentum, state revenues are increasing even faster than optimists were predicting. But, Governor Brown and Democrats in the Assembly and Senate are still looking for new ways to fund public healthcare, subsidize affordable housing and pay for road repairs.

Chris Megerian reports from the Capitol for the LA Times.

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Chris Megerian - Los Angeles Times - @ChrisMegerian

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