Opinion: Readers: How would you balance California’s budget?


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It seems everyone has an opinion on how to solve California’s $28-billion deficit. Do we increase taxes? Do we cut funding of public services such as education, safety or social programs? In the public debate, which you can sample here and here and here, it always seems to boil down to a black-and-white argument that pits the haves against the have-nots. Today, our friends in Metro push us further with a California Budget Balancer. Give it a try and post your proposal in our comments section. We’d love to see what you come up with.



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-- Alexandra Le Tellier