The Los Angeles Times has come up with an interactive tool where you can try your hand at balancing the state’s $24 billion budget shortfall.
“Cut spending, raise taxes and/or borrow to get the state out of the red,” it reads. “For each choice — drawn from proposals from across the political spectrum — we’ve tried to give some sense of the effects. As you craft your proposal, the Deficit Meter will show your progress.”
The tool is here.