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CA Healthcare, SD Water Supply, Dynes Resignation

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Aired 4/19/09

This week, California lawmakers finally passed a budget after nearly two-months of debate. Now that the budget has been passed, what will state legislators do to reform California's healthcare system?

Also, a panel of experts on water and the environment said San Diego residents should expect the price of water to continue to rise, and to prepare for the possibility of mandatory water cutbacks in the future. What can local leaders and residents do to prepare for possible water cutbacks?

And, outgoing University of California President Robert Dynes will take a one-year administrative leave, at his current salary of $405,000 per year, before returning to the faculty at UCSD. Is the UC system using student tuition fees to fund lavish executive compensation packages?

Guests:

  • Chris Reed, editorial writer and a blogger for San Diego Union-Tribune.
  • Tony Perry, San Diego bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times.
  • JW August, managing editor and an editorial blogger for 10News.

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