California’s budget bust-up

Steven Malanga  |  May 21, 2020

By Steven Malanga, includes “Every state and municipal budget in America will take a big hit because of the coronavirus lockdowns, but no public purse is in as much trouble as California’s. … Still, though Governor Gavin Newsom said last weekend that the staggering deficit was ‘a direct result of Covid-19,’ that’s clearly not true. … Earlier this year, when California was flush with revenues and spending liberally, Newsom boasted that his state was ‘America’s coming attraction.’ Let’s hope not.” 

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