Gov. Jerry Brown talks with reporters after speaking at the Alliance of California Law Enforcement Legislative Day in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 6, 2011. Brown said he is still hoping to ... more 
Gov. Jerry Brown talks with reporters after speaking at the Alliance of California Law Enforcement Legislative Day in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 6, 2011. Brown said he is still hoping to strike a deal with GOP lawmakers for a special election to ask Californians whether they want to extend increase to the sale, personal income and vehicle taxes to help close the rest of the state budget deficit. In the background at left is Merced County Sheriff Mark Pazin and at right is Long Beach Chief of Police Jim McDonnell. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rich Pedroncelli
Wed, Apr 6, 2011 5:47 PM EDT