Good news for mass-transit-minded cyclists and owners of sinking homes in Beverly Hills—direct from the state Capitol, where Independent legislative blogger Pat Dillon offers an up-to-the-minute report on the latest budget debate.

Sept. 20, 2007

As of 3 PM, the House is briefly in recess, having held a memorial for Rep. Dick Belden this morning and adopted rules for our new special session. When we return shortly, we will take up a bill on contracting reform and Emergency Bill 1501, which is the budget bill. So far, the public dispute between the Governor and the Democrats has been about ‘earmarks’ in the budget bill. The Governor has not agreed to support the bill.

Click here to continue reading her report courtesy of the New Haven Independent.