Morning Edition 2008-12-18

Thursday, December 18, 2008

    Part of Series

  • Hall of Famer Dave Brubeck
    Northern California native and jazz great Dave Brubeck was inducted into the California Hall of Fame this week. He talked about the honor with a fellow Nor Cal native.
    Wednesday, December 17, 2008
  • Public Works Funding Cut
    Thousands of public works projects are being shut down. That’s because a state board cut their funding Wednesday. Its members say they were left with few choices in the face of the state’s budget crisis.
    Wednesday, December 17, 2008
  • Kids' Health Insurance Program Avoids Enrollment Freeze
    It was down to the wire, but California’s Healthy Families program for children is getting a much needed financial booster shot. Thousands of kids will be able to get medical coverage - it’s thanks to money from the state’s tobacco tax.
    Wednesday, December 17, 2008
  • Democrats' Budget Plan: Raise Taxes Without GOP Votes
    The state legislature is expected to vote this morning on a Democratic plan to reduce the state’s 40 billion dollar budget shortfall. A vote had been scheduled for late last night, but was called off as leaders negotiated with the Governor.
    Wednesday, December 17, 2008