Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday released a revised budget that would pay off $11 billion of debt while putting aside money for teacher pensions and increasing payments to Medi-Cal. The governor said his budget amounts to “good news for California,” but he’s expected to face tough negotiations in the state Legislature. We’ll examine the fine print and politics of Brown’s proposal.
Scott Detrow, Sacramento bureau chief for KQED
April Dembosky, health reporter for KQED
John Fensterwald, editor-at-large for EdSource, an independent non-profit research and reporting organization