The U.K. votes to leave the European Union. Heavy fighting continues in parts of Fallujah as Iraqi forces seek to retake all of the city from ISIS. And in Venezuela, food shortages spur looting and rioting. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Failure to close California’s budget shortfall may force the state to issue billions of dollars in IOUs. An update on how states are struggling to balance their budgets in uncertain economic times.
- Joe Mathews Irvine Senior Fellow at The New America Foundation. He is a former reporter for The Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street Journal.
- Chris Edwards Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute. He is the creator of the website 'down sizing the federal government.'
- Corina Eckl Fiscal Program Director, National Conference of State Legislatures
- Nicholas Johnson Director of the State Fiscal Project at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
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