Ed Mendel

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Blogger at CalPensions.com; long-time reporter for the San Diego Union Tribune

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Governor Brown has declared a stalemate on closing the  $25 billion gap  between state spending and revenue.

The State Budget and Public Pension Reform

Governor Brown has declared a stalemate on closing the $25 billion gap between state spending and revenue.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The longest budget stalemate in state history is not over yet. Governor Schwarzenegger says  he'll veto the plan  finally approved this week by both parties.

A Budget Finally Passes, but Schwarzenegger Says He'll Veto It

The longest budget stalemate in state history is not over yet. Governor Schwarzenegger says he'll veto the plan finally approved this week by both parties.

from Which Way, L.A.?

One place where news staffs have been reduced is the State Capitol, where the Governor and the Legislature face a deficit of another kind.

Budget Deficit Grows To $16 Billion

One place where news staffs have been reduced is the State Capitol, where the Governor and the Legislature face a deficit of another kind.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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