Podcast: From Taxes to Tinkerbell

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While the state's budget drama continued to be front and center this week, it morphed into two heretofore unseen images: a sustained, week long public protest and a relatively complete blueprint from a Republican caucus of how to erase the deficit without taxes.

This week's Capital Notes Podcast looks at the week's highlights, from demands for taxes to the invocation of the world's most famous fairy as Dems jabbed the GOP proposal.

Anthony York of the Los Angeles Times and I also offer what we're going to be looking for in next week's big revised budget presentation from Governor Jerry Brown.

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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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