Morning Edition 2009-06-26


 
Friday, June 26, 2009

    Part of Series

  • Cities Threaten To Sue State Over Gas Tax Plan
    More than 150 city officials throughout California say they’ll sue if the new state budget borrows money from their gas tax funds.
    Thursday, June 25, 2009
  • Partial Budget Solution Fails In Legislature
    An attempt by California lawmakers to ward off IOU’s fell short Thursday. Both houses of the legislature took up measures that would have freed up some cash – but only one house was able to pass them.
    Thursday, June 25, 2009
  • Air Resources Board Postpones Vote On Carbon Tax For Industry
    The ARB planned to vote Thursday (6.25) but opted to wait for more research. Experts say the fee would probably mean higher gas prices and utility bills.
    Thursday, June 25, 2009
  • New Ports Project Aims to Shift Traffic from Trucks to Boats
    Port officials in West Sacramento, Stockton and Oakland are excited about an opportunity to move most of the traffic shipped between the ports on boats – instead of trucks. They hope it will clear up both freeways and skies.
    Thursday, June 25, 2009
  • Commentary: Summer School's Hard Lesson
    The budget crisis has forced the state to let local school districts set more of their spending priorities. Commentator Pia Lopez thinks too many locals have picked the wrong things to cut.
    Friday, June 26, 2009
  • Endurance Run Is This Weekend
    Running 100 miles from Squaw Valley to Auburn may not be everyone’s idea of a fun weekend but that’s just what about 400 people will be doing starting Saturday.
    Friday, June 26, 2009