A few odds and ends from the past week:
- Board of Equalization Member Bill Leonard posted a commentary at FlashReport explaining the necessity of spending cuts: Tax Increases are Doses for the Addict
- A state’s fiscal crisis has led to state workers being forced to take a pay cut due to the lack of a balanced budget. Sound familiar? Take a look at what’s going on in Georgia: Georgia budget crisis hits workers’ paychecks
- Hot off the heels of the LA Fast Food Ban, San Jose may be looking to follow suit
- Politico examines some of the ways that technology will be used at the upcoming Republican and Democratic National Conventions.