Governor Jerry Brown just vetoed California’s budget, which was put together in haste last night so legislators would still receive their pay. A ballot measure passed by voters last year meant that if lawmakers didn’t meet Wednesday’s deadline, their salaries would be suspended until a budget was passed.
This was only the second time in 25 years that California legislators met the legal deadline for passing a budget. Private incentives work in the public sector? You’re kidding! The budget also included a controversial online sales tax. Are you listening Jeff Bezos?
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