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No Budget, IOUs, Home for the Holiday Weekend

From the Orange County Register’s Jennifer Muir and Brian Joseph: SACRAMENTO – Lawmakers headed home Thursday without a budget deal, as the state controller’s office began printing tens of thousands of IOUs, leaving vendors, municipal governments and students who receive financial aid bracing for the worst.  Action on the budget appears to be stalled until Monday,…

Controller John Chiang to Come to OC This Thursday!

If you can make it to OCYD this Thursday, please do. They’ll have a very special guest who knows a thing or two about the state’s current fiscal crisis. But don’t worry, there’ll be lighter moments, too. Dear Andrew, Young Democrats Meeting With Controller John Chiang We invite you to attend our next Orange County…

Will you stand with John Chiang against Arnold?

I just got this note from State Controller John Chiang this afternoon. I wrote last week that John had made it clear that he will not comply with any Executive Order from Governor Schwarzenegger to reduce the pay of state workers to minimum wage until a state budget is passed. When I received word that…