California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Washington Wednesday to lobby for $6.9 billion in federal funds. The governor needs the money to help fill an almost $20 million budget hole and stave off cuts to services.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and state lawmakers are asking for about $8 billion in aid from Washington to help plug California 's $20 billion-odd budget hole and prevent more spending cuts.
A coalition of community, faith-based and environmental groups is trying to draw quality supermarkets to neighborhoods in East and South Central L.A., where residents have little access to fresh fruit and vegetables.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to call for a special legislative session to consider a new tax reform plan. But the overhaul faces skepticism.
Economists worry that the budget deficit could hurt the state just as it has begun showing signs of recovery.
Requirement for two-thirds vote approval gives minority unusual power. The public is weighing in too.
Schwarzenegger vows to veto the deal lawmakers approved Tuesday, extending the longest fiscal standoff in state history.