Gathered outside Gov. Jerry Brown's Capitol office, Senate Minority Leader Bob Dutton, R-Rancho Cucamonga, center, said that GOP lawmakers were willing to put Brown's tax extension proposal on a ... more 
Gathered outside Gov. Jerry Brown's Capitol office, Senate Minority Leader Bob Dutton, R-Rancho Cucamonga, center, said that GOP lawmakers were willing to put Brown's tax extension proposal on a special election ballot, if the governor would put a spending cap, pension reform and other budget reforms Republican lawmakers want on the same ballot, during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, June 23, 2011. Brown vetoed a Democratic budget plan passed by the majority vote last week and has a June 30th deadline to approve a spending plan before the end of the fiscal year. Also seen are Republican senators, from left, Doug La Malfa, of Willows, Sam Blakeslee of San Luis Obispo, Bill Emerson of Redlands, Ted Gaines of Granite Bay and Bob Huff of Diamond Bar, right. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rich Pedroncelli
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 3:26 PM EDT