Assembly Speaker Karen Bass Says She's Not Celebrating New Budget

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(Sacramento, CA)
Tuesday, September 16, 2008

California Assembly Speaker Karen Bass discusses the state budget plan passed by state lawmakers early Tuesday morning.  The 145-billion dollar spending package does not include tax increases and it doesn't require the state to borrow money to pay overdue bills.

The budget was more than two months late as the new fiscal year started on July first.

In this conversation I had with Speaker Bass, she explains that she's happy the budget stalemate is finally over...