Podcast: Hard Surfaces

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Governor Jerry Brown's quip about his office setup for meetings with legislators and others -- a picnic-like table and bench seating that he says keeps everyone from getting too comfortable -- may be the perfect metaphor for the times.

After all, things are uncomfortable all across California.

On this week's Capital Notes Podcast, we gauge how the governor is doing on his quest for a budget deal in just a matter of weeks -- a quest that met head first with some unhappy local officials this week.

Anthony York of the Los Angeles Times and I also examine this week's public poll that suggests the voters may be willing to go along with Brown's tough plan -- more willing, perhaps, than legislators or interest groups?

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About John Myers

John Myers is Sacramento Bureau Chief for KQED Public Radio and "The California Report," heard daily on 23 public radio stations across the Golden State.

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