Remember when Arnold TOLD US we needed to give more machines to the Big FOUR? And Remember when WE TOLD YOU SO that it wasn't going to help? THE POLL on whether Arnold should be recalled has been REOPENED, so PLEASE VOTE.
From the news today:
State Controller John Chiang announced today that his office would suspend tax refunds, welfare checks, student grants and other payments owed to Californians starting Feb. 1, as a result of the state's cash crisis.
Chiang said he had no choice but to stop making some $3.7 billion in payments in the absence of action by the governor and lawmakers to close the state's nearly $42-billion budget deficit. More than half of those payments are tax refunds.
The controller said the suspended payments could be rolled into IOUs if California still lacked sufficient cash to pay its bills come March or April."I take this action with great reluctance," Chiang said at a news conference in his office. But he said that without action to close the deficit, "there is no way to make it through February unscathed."The payments to be frozen include nearly $2 billion in tax refunds
MAYBE it's time to increase our deductions so that we get more of our STATE TAX money back each paycheck??