CA Budget Deal, County Budget Woes, DeMaio’s Sketchy Math
Friday, February 20, 2009
The California Legislature has finally reached a budget deal, after months of debate over how to close the state's $40 billion budget deficit. What are the key elements of the budget package? How will the plan affect your pocketbook?
Plus, San Diego County is facing some major financial problems of its own. Why is the county facing a $90 million revenue shortfall? What are the supervisors' plans for addressing the county budget deficit?
And, City Councilman Carl DeMaio is criticized for releasing incorrect information about the fringe benefits afforded to city workers. What changes would Carl DeMaio like to make in the City of San Diego?
- Chris Reed, editorial writer for the San Diego Union-Tribune , and author of America's Finest Blog on signonsandiego.com .
- Kent Davy, editor of the North County Times.
- David Rolland, editor of San Diego CityBeat.
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