Podcast: Budget Bloodbath

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It was a tough week for those who depend on a myriad of state social services, and it may only get worse... as California finds itself in a financial tailspin.

On this week's Capital Notes Podcast, we take a look at some of the cuts proposed (including new proposals to reduce state worker pay). Capitol Weekly's Anthony York and I also talk about efforts for federal help when it comes to California getting a 'co-signor' on its Wall Street loans.

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[program note: A brief podcast hiatus next week, and a return to political coverage the second week of June. --JM]

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About John Myers

John Myers is senior editor of KQED's new multimedia 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. He moderated the only gubernatorial debate of 2014, and was named one of the nation's top statehouse reporters by The Washington Post. Follow him on Twitter @johnmyers.

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