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State Budget Meeting Rescheduled, 11 am Monday?

From SacBee.com: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger canceled a pivotal Sunday meeting with legislative leaders because negotiators had trouble coordinating their schedules at the last minute, his office said. State leaders had hoped to use Sunday’s meeting to finish a deal to bridge the state’s $26 billion deficit; they now plan to resume talks today. Leaders last…

Special Election: The No’s have it 5-1

Early results show what was expected for today’s Special Election. 1A          NO 1B           NO 1C           NO 1D           NO 1E           NO 1F          YES Public Services are screwed. Here is the link to the Secretary of State Results page: http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/props/59.htm

The Final Tally

Whether you support or oppose the measures on the special election ballot, you will probably need a drink after the polls close, so come down to Downtown Santa Ana and have a beverage with people from all over the political spectrum. FINAL TALLY Tuesday, May 19, 2009 8:00 PM – ? Memphis At the Santora…

And We Have a Budget… Yuck.

Yes, my dears, California now has a budget. So what happened? Abel Maldonado got his silly “open primary” (Or did he? It first has to be approved by us the voters in 2010… Hehe.) so he can run for Controller. Some environmental laws have been weakened or delayed so people can die and big polluters…

Republican Capitol Coup-d’etat

The Senate Republicans, upset over the budget that their leader had agreed to, successfully initiated a coup-d’etat and ousted their leader Dave Codgill for cutting the current budget deal. Their new leader Dennis Hollingsworth (left), demonstrated the resolve of his new leadership by demonstrating how he and the GOP caucus will hold their collective breath…

Flash Report Angst Means Budget Deal is Close

There are no fewer that three posts on the Flash Report today that indicates State Senator Abel Maldonado R-Santa Maria) has cut a deal in exchange for his vote and that the Big 5′s compromise budget deal that combines spending cuts, tax increases and new debt will pass.  As much as I hate sending traffic…