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San Diego Assemblywoman Responds to Governor's Address

San Diego Assemblywoman Lori Saldana gives her reaction to the governor's state of the state address.

San Diego Assemblywoman Responds to Governor's Address

A San Diego assemblywoman says she wasn't surprised by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's message during his State of the State address yesterday.

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But, Assemblywoman Lori Saldana says she was hoping to hear more about how to solve the budget crisis.  She says lawmakers on both sides of the aisle need to compromise.

<b> Saldana:&nbsp; </b> When we talk about working together, we're committed to that, but we really need for them to meet us half way. We have cut nearly $20 billion in health care and social services, we've gotten nothing in return from them.

Later today, the state controller will discuss how to issue IOUs if lawmakers fail to pass a budget.

The state is expected to run out of cash February First.