California Budget Deficit
Pet advocates are fighting like cats and dogs to stop a deficit-slashing proposal from Gov. Jerry Brown that aims to save $23 million by ending reimbursements to animal shelters for the cost of keeping strays alive.
California is seeing a resurgence in tax revenue, but what should be good news is turning into a political liability for Gov. Jerry Brown.
With half the state budget gap resolved, California lawmakers saved the toughest decisions for this week as they decide on possible tax extensions and whether to eliminate local redevelopment agencies.