Monday, July 13, 2009

What's on The Tom Sullivan Show 7-13-09

** Tom broadcasts LIVE from the steps of California’s State Capitol Building in Sacramento! **
 
California Chaos!
California lawmakers and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger negotiated throughout the weekend and still cannot find a way to close the state’s $26 billion budget deficit. How did California get into this mess? Former CA Gov. Pete Wilson joins Tom.  And, should banks be forced to accept over 90,000 in IOUs?
 
Furloughs and Layoffs
Furloughs and employee layoffs have affected many California state workers, especially correctional officers. CCPOA spokesman Lance Corcoran joins Tom. And, are massive cuts in the state's police departments jeopardizing public safety?  Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinness joins Tom.
 
Invest in California?
With the state budget in shambles, are California municipal bonds a good investment? Don Solender, Dir. of Municipal Bond Management with Lord Abbett joins Tom.  PLUS: Is pot the answer to California’s problems? And, how should the state cope with illegal immigration?