State budget deal reached
July 25, 2009 12:12 PM
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and legislative leaders have agreed Monday on a budget that would close the $26.3 billion deficit.
Other cuts include $1.2 billion to state prisons and $1.3 billion to Medi-Cal. Other welfare programs would also get cuts, but not eliminated.
The AP also reported that the plan includes three unpaid furlough days till next June for state workers.
The budget has to get two-thirds of the vote in the state Legislature before it becomes final. The vote will take place on Thursday.
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