Are tax increases inevitable given the failure of the budget-reform measures, or can the state shrink its way to a balanced budget? What's the future of the California GOP? UCLA's Daniel J.B. Mitchell and former Schwarzenegger financial director and U.S. representative Tom Campbell discuss fixing the state's financial mess.
Daniel J.B. Mitchell says the governor should be vested with real authority to balance the state's books. Tom Campbell lays out proposals to make revenue decreases more predictable.
Tom Campbell says Republicans can win by shedding their reputation as the 'party of no.' Daniel J.B. Mitchell warns that if the GOP continues to punish its own centrists, California will become a one-party state.
Daniel J.B. Mitchell says Washington could throw California a lifeline. Tom Campbell says the state should temporarily raise the gas tax.