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"Golden State" finally has a budget, but it's ugly

Health, education and other human needs programs have endured repeated severe cuts over the years. The California budget that finally passed included still deeper cuts.

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In Cleveland, outrage at Kasich "slash-and-sell" plan

Public officials, labor, religious and community leaders in Cleveland denounced the "slash and sell" budget proposed by Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich at a town hall meeting last week.

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Calif. Republicans list 53 demands, no solutions

California's Republican legislative minority, in response to the state budget, are trying to ram through an agenda that does not reflect that there is a Democratic governor and Democratic majority in the state legislature.