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Compromise Budget Falls Short in California Assembly

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Compromise Budget Falls Short in California Assembly

Compromise Budget Falls Short in California Assembly

Compromise Budget Falls Short in California Assembly

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The California Assembly fails to pass a compromise spending plan intended to ease the state's $38-billion deficit, but lawmakers continue to work on the bill. The proposed budget, which was approved by the state Senate on Sunday, uses a combination of program cuts and heavy borrowing, but no tax hikes. Hear NPR's Richard Gonzales.