By Kevin Spak, Newser Staff
California Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled a painful slate of budget cuts yesterday, including shifting all state employees to a four-day, 38-hour workweek, in an effort to reduce the state's yawning $15.7 billion budget gap.
The plan also includes cuts to courts, health services, and welfare in what Brown terms a stab at "real, increased austerity." The plan also assumes the public will in November pass a new tax initiative designed to raise $6 billion, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
--Written by Kevin Spak of Newser