With Work to Be Done and Bond Money Raised, Why Not Spend It?

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Governor Brown says President Obama should invest in pubic works to stimulate the economy.  LA Times Columnist George Skelton says Brown should follow his own advice.  We ask the Governor's office and the State Senate leader why $9 billion in infrastructure bond money passed by the voters is sitting around and not being spent. Is it time for Brown to "kick butt?" Also, an independent, bipartisan voice for political reform — one of the last of its kind — goes out of business. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, is there a quick fix for America's broken economy?

Banner image: Traffic passes a city sewer project in Los Angeles, California. Photo by David McNew/Getty Images