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Steinberg Says Low Revenues Will Force More Budget Cuts

On Wednesday, Senate President Pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) said the Legislature must make additional spending cuts this year to address disappointing revenues, which already are $3 billion below the projections included in Gov. Jerry Brown's (D) fiscal year 2012-2013 budget plan. Steinberg said Democrats will seek reductions that "attempt to minimize" the effect on "people who are most in need."

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