Democrats Hammer Out a Draconian State Budget

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The legal deadline for California's next state budget is Friday of this week, and it's unlikely the legislature will delay passage as it did for so many years. The voters have decreed that Assembly and Senate members won't get paid until they send a spending plan to Governor Brown. So the work is being done — not in public, but behind closed doors — and by Democrats alone. Anthony York reports from Sacramento for the LA Times.




Warren Olney