Daily Archives: May 11, 2009

If Props Fail, $21.3 Billion Deficit

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Late word this evening that will get everyone’s attention: Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has informed legislative leaders that if three of the six budget-related ballot measures fail next Tuesday, the state faces a $21.3 billion deficit between now and next July. … Continue reading »


Prop 1A: Pork Barrel Spending?

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The labor union campaign opposing Proposition 1A has released its first TV ad, attacking the measure’s planned budget reserve as a way to “spend billions on pork barrel projects.”


The Modifying Measures, Props 1D & 1E

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It’s one of the maxims of California politics: what the voters do, often only the voters can undo. And that’s the real story of Proposition 1D and Proposition 1E, both which were placed on the ballot by the Legislature in … Continue reading »