Topic: Roger Niello
Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, vetoed the Democrats' California budget Thursday, raising questions about whether legislators will still get paychecks tomorrow and whether the governor has any allies left in the Capitol.
A coalition of 12 business groups propose a compromise 'workout plan' in an effort to avoid another California budget filled with 'gimmicks.' The old political hurdles remain, though.
Gov. Jerry Brown's budget-balancing efforts over the past 100 days have received praise from citizens and pundits, but he has failed to get Republican support for tax extensions.