We're strapped for cash on this week's Capital Notes Podcast. So is state government.
The week's big news focused both on fears about Wall Street's ability to lend the state a few billion bucks as a bridge loan, and the brand new (or just heretofore invisible) state budget deficit.
Capitol Weekly editor Anthony York and I also take a quick glance at some of the cash piling up... or not... for ballot measures to be decided by voters on November 4.
[Program Note: At the time we recorded this, the new campaign data for supporters of Proposition 8 still was not available from the Secretary of State, which led us to refer to it as "reported" data. It's now been released, and like good reporters we'll now remove those caveats.]