from SacBee CapitolAlert
28 June: For the third time this year, the Legislature will take up budget-related bills. But for the first time, the governor and legislative Democrats say they have a comprehensive agreement in place.
The Senate and Assembly are expected to begin floor sessions on the new deal in the late afternoon.
By accounting for an additional $4 billion in revenues, Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday that the revised majority-vote package to cross out a $9.6 billion deficit passes his tests. The deal includes a fail-safe if the extra revenues don't materialize.
Click here for details of the budget agreement.