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Jerry Brown is back


The new year brings a new set of politicians into office, including California Governor Jerry Brown. As Nichola Groom reports, he has his work cut out for him.

As this graphic shows, politicians are in low regard and pessimism is high in the Golden State.


Here’s another graphic showing how California’s public spending compares with the national average.


To read the special report “California or bust” in multimedia PDF format, click here.