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California Legislators Face Steep Budget Cuts

California lawmakers return for a special session to implement $10 billion in education and other budget cuts proposed by Gov. Gray Davis. California, which faces a $21-billion deficit, is among more than 40 states that are in the red. KQED's Carrie Kahn reports.

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Carrie Kahn is NPR's International Correspondent based in Mexico City, Mexico. She covers Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America. Kahn's reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning news programs including All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition, and on NPR.org.