Tuesday, June 30, 2009

California: 14 hours and counting to IOUs

by Calculated Risk on 6/30/2009 12:34:00 PM

Form the SF Gate: No sign of budget with deadline approaching (ht shill)

Despite a deadline looming tonight, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature were at a loss Monday over how to close the state's massive deficit, and there were no signs a compromise would be reached soon.

If no plan is adopted by 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, the state plans to issue IOUs to contractors, vendors, local governments and taxpayers expecting refunds beginning Thursday. The governor plans to force 220,000 state workers to take a third unpaid day off beginning in July ...
Will retailers accept IOUs?