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1. Governor Jerry Brown asked the state legislature to delay its planned vote on his budget package as he continues to meet with a group of centrist Republicans, the SacBee reports. Brown had set a deadline of today for approval of his plan, but he has yet to garner enough GOP votes to put his tax measures on the June ballot. Democratic leaders of both the Senate and Assembly agreed to delay the budget vote while Brown and the so-called GOP Five are still negotiating.