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Steinberg to seek reversal of Schwarzenegger vetoes

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg will try to reverse Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's line-item budget vetoes when the next legislative session begins in December, according to his spokeswoman, Alicia Trost.

Schwarzenegger vetoed $962.5 million in spending when he signed the budget Friday. The governor targeted many of his line-item vetoes at programs for low-income Californians, including child care for the working poor. Schwarzenegger said his vetoes were necessary to ensure the state has a prudent reserve of more than $1.3 billion.

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