Tuesday, September 16, 2008

78 days ...and now what? THE LATEST BUDGET NEWS as of 12:30PM Tuesday 16 Sept

The Sacramento Bee CapitolAlert

Lawmakers worked into the wee hours of Tuesday morning to pass a state budget. But they didn't include one of the three demands Gov. Arnold Schwazenegger made to earn his support.

Capitol Alert has a rundown on what lawmakers passed and what's next:

What's happened:
Who voted for the budget
'Yacht tax' loophole closed
High-tech overtime exemption passed
The Schwarzenegger demand lawmakers didn't meet
Lawmakers react to budget
What's next:
Will Republicans vote for override?
Special election in 2009 likely

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