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  • CA: Burton hands out advice to Schwarzenegger, GOP on last day

    11/30/2004 5:49:36 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 367+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 11/30/04 | Steve Lawrence - AP
    SACRAMENTO (AP) - On his last day as the state Senate's leader, John Burton suggested that California's budget problems won't be solved without a tax increase and that efforts to require businesses to provide employee health insurance will continue. "At some point the Republicans and the governor will understand that to get out of this budget problem ... we can't just hope that the economy gets better," the San Francisco Democrat said Tuesday at his last press conference before leaving the Legislature. "There are going to be ways to consolidate and save some money in state programs, but also as...