California Budget Battle

The floor of the California Assembly during a recent session. (Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Lawmakers Return To Sacramento With Many Eyeing New Spending

The California State Legislature returned to work on Tuesday to examine Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget amid a widening divide over how much money the state can spend.


Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (AP)

Fight Over Child Care Funding Emblematic Of California State Budget Battle

If the political tug-of-war over funding for one program was any indication, it appeared unlikely that Democrats would sign off on any of Gov. Schwarzenegger’s latest proposed budget cuts.



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