The Madeleine Brand Show for September 22, 2010

When Will California Pass the Budget?

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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.

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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