Brown Negotiating with Republicans over Rainy-Day Fund

From The Sacramento Bee:

Gov. Jerry Brown called Wednesday for a special session of the Legislature to take up his proposal to create a rainy-day fund, and for the first time since 2011 he will have to negotiate a major budget deal with Republicans.

The special session, scheduled to begin next week, is a significant test for the Democratic governor, who tried – and failed – to reach a budget accord with GOP lawmakers in the first year of his second stint as governor. That was before Democrats achieved a supermajority in the Legislature, and Brown hasn’t needed Republicans for much since.

Photo courtesy of DonkeyHotey, flickr

Photo courtesy of DonkeyHotey, flickr

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