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NEWS: California Budget Crisis 2011: By the Numbers

With all the talk of budget deficit, some may wonder, "where does all that money go?" Sylvia Cochran breaks down the numbers for Yahoo! News.

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EDITORIAL: Dan Walters: State budget gets even more convoluted

As Governor Brown continues to plead with Republicans in the legislature to support putting the tax increase extensions on a special election ballot, Dan Walters of the Sacramento Bee reveals there is a loophole to get around needing Republican support. But would Brown take advantage of it and risk the appeal of bi-partisan support?

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EDITORIAL: Day of reckoning on pensions

According to the Los Angeles Times, a new study by the Little Hoover Commission in Sacramento reveals that many state and local governments are responsible for pension liabilities they would have been unable to fund even if there had been no market crash.

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OPINION: Dan Walters: California's long-term finances very shaky

Dan Walters, writing for the Centre Daily Times, remarks that while Governor Brown's proposed deficit workout plan may balance the state's budget for a year or two, it fails to address long-term budgetary issues.

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NEWS: California GOP lawmakers band together in new group that pledges to oppose Gov. Jerry Brown's tax plan

According to Los Angeles Times blogger Shane Goldmacher, Republicans in the State Legislature are pledging not only to never vote in favor of measures to raise taxes, but to block efforts to place said measures before voters.

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