What Is One of the Major Problems California Faces to Balance
What is one of the major problems California faces to balance the budget?
A) Legislators do not attend the necessary budget meetings, thereby causing serious delays.
B) California's constitution requires citizen approval of the budget before the legislature can pass a budget bill.
C) California requires a two-thirds vote to raise or lower taxes.
D) Legislators have used filibusters to stop the budget committee.
Proposition 25, which passed in November 2010,
A) maintained the two-thirds vote in both houses to pass a budget.
B) increased the requirement to pass a budget to 75 percent in both houses.
C) gave full power to the governor in the budget process.
D) lowered the requirement to pass a budget to 50 percent plus one in both houses.
In 2003, the people of California recalled Governor
A) Pete Wilson.
B) Ronald Reagan.
C) Arnold Schwarzenegger.
D) Gray Davis.
Which one of the following reform ideas is suggested by liberals?
A) instituting performance base budgeting
B) restricting the initiative process to allow for more citizen participation
C) engaging in multi-year budgeting and planning
D) imposing caps on public sector pensions