KQED’s Cy Musiker talked with State Controller John Chiang about the state’s deepening budget gap.

California’s budget calls for automatic cuts to many programs if the state falls short of its tax projections, and so far this fiscal year, the state is $1.5 billion dollars below estimates. Hear Chiang explain how we got here, and what this could mean for services like education and health care.

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