VIDEO: In today's report, Dan Walters says the money the Parks and Recreation Department has been squirreling away could making it harder for Gov. Jerry Brown to pass his tax measure.
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is scheduled to speak at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Convention in Reno today. President Barack Obama spoke at the same convention yesterday, as David Siders reported. Obama is now in Portland for a new round of fundraisers.
Romney is estimated to have raised $10 million in California Sunday and Monday. He'll continue seeking campaign funds in the states today, before heading overseas for a tour of several countries, including Poland and Israel.
MINIMUM WAGE: Thousands are expected to march in more than 30 events today in cities nationwide to lobby for better pay for low-wage workers. Sacramento participants will march on the Chamber of Commerce, asking for an increase in the federal minimum wage, currently $7.25 an hour. The march begins with a noon press conference on the north steps of the state Capitol. Then participants will rally at the Chamber of Commerce offices at 1215 K Street.