Legislative panel OKs compromise budget Legislative panel OKs compromise budget Other significant pieces of the budget approved by the Legislature's Budget Conference Committee include loaning $500 million in revenue from the state's cap-and-trade program, which is supposed to be spent on greenhouse gas reduction, to the general budget fund. Lawmakers also agreed to a modified version of Brown's new funding formula for school ...
June 11, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
President Bush in Reuters The legislative process is sometimes not very pretty. But we are going to get a package passed. We will rise to the occasion. Republicans and Democrats will come together and pass a substantial rescue plan,Bush said.
Mitch McConnell in USA Today Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky called the measure a "legislative train wreck of historic proportions."