On Monday night, Governor Jerry Brown pitched his proposed solution for the state's $25.4 billion budget deficit: a mix of spending cuts and tax extensions. We hear reactions to the governor's first State of the State Address since 1982 from analysts, reporters and California lawmakers.
The State of the State
Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, senior fellow at USC's School of Policy, Planning and Development
Dan Walters, political columnist for the Sacramento Bee
John Myers, KQED's Sacramento bureau chief
Robert Dutton, Republican leader of the California State Senate, representing the 31st District
Darrell Steinberg, president pro-tempore of the California State Senate (D) representing the 6th District and member of the Big 5 leadership group on the budget