Dan Walters Daily: Dan says 7 million Californians could miss out on health care coverage if the Supreme Court rules universal health care unconstitutional.
The bills literally trailing the budget measure this year are surfacing, and Kevin Yamamura reports today on some surprises.
The Senate Budget Committee may meet again today to continue reviewing the legislation, which includes an education bill that would let school districts cut double the number of instruction days Gov. Jerry Brown proposed in May.
Both houses have scheduled floor votes beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, the day Brown is required to sign or veto the budget bill lawmakers sent him more than a week ago.
"Those were the days ..." is the theme of an event this event sponsored by the Kenneth L. Maddy Institute at CSU Fresno. It's set for 5 to 7 p.m. at the Stanford Mansion at 800 N Street.
Former Senate President Pro Tem (and current state Democratic Party chairman) John Burton will join former legislative GOP leader (and current partner at California Strategies LLC) Jim Brulte to host a fundraising reception for the Bob Beverly Sacramento Legislative Intern Scholarship Fund.
The invitation promises appearances by Gov. Jerry Brown, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff and Assembly Minority Leader Connie Conway. Tickets are $250.
Got a tax problem? The state Board of Equalization will hold its annual Taxpayers' Bill of Rights hearing today. The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. at its headquarters, 450 N St., in the first floor board room.