Several voter-approved propositions helped resolve the typical California budget dysfunction this year. With new reforms, a new budget, and fix-it Gov. Jerry Brown, the future of the Golden State could be brightening.
Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman has spent $104 million on her California gubernatorial bid but trails Jerry Brown by three points. Will she be the next wealthy politician to fail at the polls?
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger called for a special legislative session to consider reforms that include a new business tax and ending the state sales tax.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to call for a special legislative session to consider a new tax reform plan. But the overhaul faces skepticism.
Gov. Schwarzenegger stakes his political legacy on fiscal reform without tax hikes.
As it has slid, the state's citizens have begun to focus on its core dysfunctions.
A political logjam broke Thursday, with a GOP senator's vote to swallow some tax hikes in return for support for election reform.