Balancing California's Budget: The Home Game

by: Paul Kedrosky

Think you can balance California’s budget and save the nation’s largest state from issuing IOUs starting tomorrow? The L.A. Times has up an interactive graphic whereby you can try to balance California’s budget, albeit in broad-brush form. It is worth a look, as it gives a sense of both the immensity of the gap and the commensurate cuts required in the three biggest line items: education, health, and justice.