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Schwarzenegger cuts $500 million more as he signs budget

Reporting from Sacramento — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday signed a budget plan sent to him by lawmakers to close the state’s monumental deficit, using his veto pen to impose nearly $500 million in additional cuts. The new reductions will affect child welfare and children’s healthcare, the elderly, state parks and AIDS treatment and prevention, going beyond the dramatic cuts that were part of the deal Schwarzenegger negotiated with legislative leaders. For the full story visit www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-california-budget29-2009jul29,0,7361988.story

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