And another thing. Some people say, "Arnold, you are part of the reason why we have this deficit, because you stopped the car tax increase." Well, yes, I did that. And you know something? I would do it again, because it is -- (Applause)And from coverage of today's proposed state budget:
Because it is not fair to punish people who can barely afford the gas to get to work, and on top of that then to ask them to pay for a tax increase to cover Sacramento's overspending. I said it back during the recall and I'll say it again; we do not have a revenue problem, we have a spending problem. (Applause)
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected today to propose shutting 48 state parks -- including some popular Southern California beaches -- releasing far more prison inmates than previously projected and increasing car fees for the second straight year as part of his solution to the state's fiscal crisis.Guess we might have a revenue problem after all.