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New Budget Deal Postpones Problems

California's record-long budget deadlock is over. The state Assembly and Senate approved the plan earlier this morning, but the governor may not sign the bill. Furthermore the compromise plan depends

New Budget Deal Postpones Problems

California's record-long budget deadlock is over.  The state Assembly and Senate approved the plan earlier this morning, but the governor may not sign the bill. Furthermore the compromise plan depends on "accelerated revenues" and Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle admit the plan would not solve California's long-term fiscal problems.

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We're joined on Morning Edition by independent Sacramento political consultant Leo McElroy.
 

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