Talk to the Editor with John Yemma for July 16: California
Governor Schwarzenegger and lawmakers are unable to come to an agreement on a solution to the state's $26 billion deficit. School funding remains the most contentious issue in the debate as California's credit rating was cut to nearly non-investment grade.
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