Hill, Jerry

Balanced Approach to Budget Best Hope for Recovery

By Assemblymember Jerry Hill

SACRAMENTO – In this Democratic Weekly Address, Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) Chair of the Assembly Democratic Caucus, discusses recent positive employment news and the importance of having a balanced approach to fixing the State’s budget shortfall in order to “protect the fragile economic recovery that is finally beginning to be felt in California.” Hill states that the goal of Legislative Democrats remains a budget that solves the deficit through a balanced approach that saves jobs and protects vital services while their Republican counterparts have delayed action through outrageous demands that would increase the deficit. Hill adds that Californians need both parties to be part of the solution, and “the time for action is now.”

Click onto the following link for the English language MP3 file. The running time is 2:28.