Much to no one's surprise, Governor Jerry Brown admitted this morning that he might not reach a budget deal by Thursday, "his self-imposed 60-day deadline," even though floor votes in the Legislature are expected this week. Why? Well, according to Sacto Bee, the GOP has been threatening lawmakers. Brown allegedly fears "some Republicans who might be willing to support putting tax extensions on the ballot have been threatened with reprisals from within the GOP." [Sacto Bee]