Podcast: State of the State

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It was somber. It was serious. It was short.

Governor Schwarzenegger's 2009 State of the State address is now one for the history books... but not without a sifting through on this week's edition of the Capital Notes Podcast.

We're a day early with this week's podcast, but what the heck; everything's different this time around with the State of the State. Capitol Weekly editor Anthony York and I take a look at the overall tone, the challenge for the governor to speak to both legislators and the public and large, and where we go from here in discussions to solve the massive $40 billion budget hole.

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About John Myers

John Myers is senior editor of KQED's new California Politics & Government Desk. He has covered California politics for most of the past two decades, serving previously as Sacramento bureau chief for KQED News and most recently as political editor for KXTV News10 (ABC) in Sacramento. In 2014, he was named one of the nation's top statehouse reporters by The Washington Post. Follow him on Twitter @johnmyers.

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