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The credit crunch is hitting the state, the LA Times via a letter they obtained addressed to Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. "The state of California is the biggest of several governments nationwide that are being locked out of the bond market by the global credit crunch. If the state is unable to access the cash, administration officials say, payments to schools and other government entities could quickly be suspended and state employees could be laid off," the Times Reported.