Worth a look

Eric Jaye's picture

Not SF specific - but this budget balancing app from the LA Times is really worth a look. Shows just how tough it is going to be to balance the California state budget. The tool shows pretty clearly just how important some new revenue is going to be if there is any hope of balancing the budget without drastic cuts to education.

 

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/budget/

Phil Ting's picture

Do It Yourself Budget

Here's another tool from the Sac Bee - please check it out.

Take your stab at solving the state budget

http://www.sacbee.com/2011/02/04/3377894/erase-californias-budget-defici...

You can read Tim Redmond's blog about how he did it.

http://www.sfbg.com/politics/2011/02/07/i-solved-states-budget-problem

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