NewsConference: Gary Toebben, President and CEO L.A. Chamber of Commerce
A well-educated workforce is crucial to the state's economy.
But business leaders -- with the exception of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce (its president, Gary Toebben, is pictured) -- aren't lining up for Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal, even though school funding is among the top priorities in the document. Over at California Watch, Louis Freedberg looks at why local school districts haven't gotten local business leaders to support the budget.