PBS NewsHour

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Balancing the State Budget

Clip: 01/15/2013 | 11m 12s

Gov. Jerry Brown has been able to turn in a balanced state budget for California by pushing for tax increases on the wealthy, hiking sales taxes for everybody and cutting many state services. But detractors have said Brown used fiscal tricks to achieve the balance. NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels reports.

Aired: 01/15/13

Rating: NR

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