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When Will California Pass the Budget?

by The Madeleine Brand Show

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California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger talks about the State budget during an appearance at City Summit 2010 on August 31, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

It’s day 84. That’s how long the state of California has been operating without a budget. But it seems like there’s little outrage among the public, even though the legislature has now set a record for budget procrastination.

Today, legislative leaders are in LA to meet Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who has been stricken with a cold. Just don't hold your breath for a quick solution on the budget impasse. Steve Proffitt reports it could be until next year before a budget bill is finally signed.

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