News Panel: Gov. Brown's revised budget, CA state park closures, and the blocked nomination of Goodwin Liu
Gov. Brown presents his revised budget just days after the state shows an unexpected surge of $6.6 billion in new revenues. There may be obstacles when the state tries to close seventy of California's state parks next year because of budget cuts. The nomination of U.C. Berkeley law professor Goodwin Liu to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco is blocked by Republicans in the U.S. Senate.
- John Myers, Sacramento Bureau Chief, KQED Public Radio
- Paul Rogers, Environment Writer, San Jose Mercury News
- Josh Richman, Legal and Political Affairs Reporter, Oakland Tribune
Also on KQED.org this week ...
KQED Celebrates Black History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the diversity of our community by commemorating Black History Month. During February, KQED Public TV 9 and KQED 88.5 FM schedule programs that focus on African American themes and issues.
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.