In a meeting with scores of lawmakers and policy experts this week, Governor-elect Jerry Brown described the worsening state budget crisis, past failed attempts to fix the budget and the unsustainability of a $25 billion budget deficit. Meanwhile, legislators put off action on outgoing Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s proposed budget. In a broadcast from our Sacramento studios, we explore budget issues with state capitol journalists.

Kevin Yamamura, senior writer for the Sacramento Bee
Evan Halper, Sacramento bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times

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