Our "Saving the California Dream" series producer Heidi Cuda is on "budget watch" this week, as legislators angle to meet the June 15 deadline.
She explains two key issues: the big what-if--how lawmakers are already counting the money from Governor Brown's tax initiative, a measure with flagging voter support.
She says a bigger concern is the fact our public pensions market value has declined this year, leaving taxpayers on the hook.
FOX 11 News and Studio 11 L.A. special: "Saving the California Dream"... a comprehensive look at the state of our state with series producer Heidi Cuda.
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