Tuesday, January 13, 2009

The 2009 California Budget

It's been a long time, but given the current state of California politics, I had to come back and write. If you have not noticed, California's unemployment rate is getting closer to 10%. To make this matter even more dire, the State is having trouble adopting a budget. Because of that, there are many workers who are sitting around with nothing to do, as California has stopped public construction for transportation and housing projects. All of that adds up to thousands of workers who are not getting work and not being paid. If California politicians don't adopt a state budget soon, much of the Federal stimulus cash will not ever make it to California. Our leaders need to get their act together. Now.