Who says legislators aren't doing a better job these days of spending less of your money? After all, they are spending almost $49,000 a day less.
That's their missing salary and per diem payments, of course.
This week's Capital Notes Podcast features a discussion about the big decision that cut off legislator paychecks, and the impact it's having on negotiations over a state budget.
Kevin Yamamura of the Sacramento Bee and Wyatt Buchanan of the San Francisco Chronicle and I also take stock of whether 'Budget Plan A' -- the plan offered by Governor Jerry Brown -- still shows any sign of life, with the new fiscal year now just days away.