from Sac Bee Capitol Alert
9 Feb - Believe it or not, it's been 96 days since Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger called a special session to address California's historic budget shortfall.
The wait for a budget fix continues.
Workers in both houses of the state Legislature have today off, recognizing Lincoln's Birthday a few days early. They'll also have next Monday off for Washington's Birthday.
Leadership says key budget staff will still be working.