State Budget Deal In Doubt

One day after state political leaders finally reached a budget compromise, the deal was in doubt as Republicans threatened to block it and local governments vowed to sue. According to the Chron, Republican legislators are angry that the budget deal may result in the early release of up to 27,000 non-violent prison inmates, and local governments are upset about the state taking $4 billion of city and county revenue to fix its $26.3 billion fiscal mess.

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