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California Governor Calls For New Rainy Day Fund06:03

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California Governor Jerry Brown is calling on the state to save extra tax revenue that could be spent only in deficit years — a so-called rainy day fund. The governor has called a special session to deal with the issue.

Scott Detrow has been covering the story for KQED and joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson with details.


  • Scott Detrow, Sacramento bureau chief for KQED News and its statewide news program, The California Report. He tweets @scottdetrow.

This segment aired on April 24, 2014.

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