PolitiCal Roundup: Financial windfall for the state, political windfall for Obama
Tax revenues are higher than expected in California this year, but not enough to dig the state out of its budget crisis. "There's no gravy train in sight," a spokesman from Gov. Jerry Brown said.
The city of Vernon told a state legislator who requested its public records that it would cost $1 million to produce the documents, and demanded a $200,000 deposit. Vernon is fighting back against efforts to disincorporate the city.
President Obama's poll numbers are up, but it's not clear how that will change the budget debate.