Podcast: Tick, Tick, Tick

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That ticking sound is getting louder.

For lawmakers inside the state Capitol, it's the ticking of the minutes, hours, and days since the fiscal year began without a budget.

In the race for governor, it's the ticking down of the clock until November 2... and a race that's now fully engaged by both major party nominees.

On this week's Capital Notes Podcast, we once again check on the (seemingly never-ending) negotiations over a new state budget, now 72 days overdue. Capitol Weekly's Anthony York and I also assess the start of the fall campaign between Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown, with Brown's recent kickoff of a full-scale battle.

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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.
  • hillaryb

    why does it end after 6 minutes? :(

  • John Myers

    I just checked the player above… it’s all there, Hillary.