Gov. Jerry Brown has taken his populist budget message to YouTube. In a succinct 2:30 video, Brown pledges to keep up the fight to put the state's budget house in order during his entire tenure.
Getting the large-stroke, longer-term reforms, realignmnets and temporary tax extensions on the ballot for a popular, statewide vote is his paramount concern.
He needs four Republican votes to take the budget debate out of the legislature and into the precincts: "One way or the other, the budget vote happens on Wednesday."