The plan essentially splits the difference on many of the issuesthat have prompted the impasse at the state Capitol, resulting inthe state Legislature adjourning a month agowithout a budget orspending plan.

"Our goal should be to achieve the boldest and mostcomprehensive tax relief and reform that this state has seen in 30years,'' Ventura said in announcing the compromise Friday. Venturathinks the compromise still achieves that goal.

Each party to the deal gets something out of it:

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