California's Budget Crisis - Harbinger for the rest of the nation?
California in a state of financial crisis. Governor Schwarzenegger calls on the federal government for more help. Fears that California's economic condition is a harbinger of things to come for the rest of the nation.
Director of the State Fiscal Project at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Fiscal Program Director, National Conference of State Legislatures
columnist for the Washington Post and Newsweek
Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute. He is the creator of the website 'down sizing the federal government.'