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Californians Approve Schwarzenegger's Budget Plan

California voters approve two ballot measures that will allow the state to borrow a record $15 billion and require a balanced budget. The vote is a major victory for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who called the plan vital to the state's economic recovery and spent considerable time and money pushing for passage. Hear NPR's Ina Jaffe.

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Ina Jaffe is a veteran NPR correspondent covering the aging of America. Her stories on Morning Edition and All Things Considered have focused on older adults' involvement in politics and elections, dating and divorce, work and retirement, fashion and sports, as well as issues affecting long term care and end of life choices. In 2015, she was named one of the nation's top "Influencers in Aging" by PBS publication Next Avenue, which wrote "Jaffe has reinvented reporting on aging."