MuniLand Snaps: June 4

June 4, 2012

California Controller John Chiang, the state’s chief fiscal officer, sits down for an interview with Bloomberg. This is an unedited video. California is the nation’s biggest state economically and has an unemployment rate of 10.9 percent, or 2.7 percent greater than the national average.

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