Podcast: Act Two

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Dramatic writers know that once you've turned the corner from Act One -- where you set up the point of your story -- and towards Act Two -- things start to get interesting. And complicated.

And that's a good description of where we find ourselves in the debate over resolving California's fiscal crisis.

On this week's Capital Notes Podcast, Capitol Weekly's Anthony York and I examine the Democratic budget proposal, the road ahead for negotiations over compromise, and the uncertainty of how much time lawmakers have... before the state runs out of money.

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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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