Daily Archives: July 15, 2009

"We've Stalled Over Education"

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That was the assessment of Assembly Speaker Karen Bass as negotiations over the state’s massive budget deficit ended tonight with no deal, a major change in tone from earlier in the day when a deal seemed imminent. The ‘Big Five’ … Continue reading »


Of Compromises and Crises

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The buzz around the state Capitol grows louder this afternoon that a deal is close at hand on a $26.3 billion solution to California’s gaping budget deficit. Of course, it ain’t over ’til it’s over… which means a likely long … Continue reading »