Marketplace for Thursday, May 24, 2012
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California Gov. Jerry Brown talks to Kai Ryssdal about the state's fiscal problems and how he plans to solve them. Meanwhile, Los Angeles is joining a growing list of cities that ban plastic bags at supermarket checkouts. Goldman Sachs' annual meeting takes place today in New Jersey. New Orleans newspaper the Times-Picayune has announced that it is going to publish just three days a week. And Gallup reveals the latest data on what Americans think about the austerity versus growth debate happening in Europe and the U.S.
Posted In: Jerry Brown, california
Like other states across the U.S., California's grappling with a giant budget hole. Gov. Jerry Brown talks about the role of government and the tension between taxing the rich and cutting programs for the poor.
Posted In: Jon Huntsman, AARP
Even though he said he'd vote to cut retiree benefits.
Posted In: Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina
Former Times-Picayune columnist Chris Rose laments the fact the his old paper is cutting back to three days a week in favor of the web.