A similar letter was sent to all state senators.
An extension of what passes for news from the 4LAKids blogs about the endless California Budget Crisis - as our Legislators+Governor struggle to do the one constitutionally mandated thing they must do every year by July 1. California hasn't had a budget where income and outgo match since July 17, 2007. Hopefully we will get a real budget and an improved budget process soon ...and this blog can expire in irrelevance! - smf
"When you travel around the world, you see the rest of the world building, building and building, and cranes everywhere. I want to see that in
SCHWARZENEGGER QUOTE 8/21/08
• Bullet trains and cranes are big things?
• The state budget and education are nonsense?
"There is no center," former state Senate Leader Don Perata (D-Oakland) said. "I'm not talking about political center. There is no action center, or moral center, or anything else left in Sacramento."
[For this reason] the budget challenge facing the state is not just about increasing taxes and cutting spending to cover a deficit. It is also about achieving this goal without further damaging basic infrastructure, [like meals for low-income children in public schools.]
la opinión | 4 Dec 08