Posted in Educated Guess By John Fensterwald
January 26th, 2010 -- The Legislative Analyst’s Office has given thumbs down to Gov. Schwarzenegger’s idea of a constitutional amendment to permanently reverse prison and university spending – and did so with strong language. The proposal is “an unnecessary, ill–conceived measure that would do serious harm to the budget process,” the LAO concluded.
A University of California vice president immediately criticized the LAO report, while mischaracterizing it as an endorsement of fee increases in lieu of state support. (Read more and comment on this post)