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Speaker John A. Pérez: California Must Unite Around Solutions

At his swearing-in as California’s 68th Assembly Speaker at the State Capitol today, Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) said his top priority is to get Californians back to work. In his speech, which was delivered before several hundred community and business leaders, working men and women and elected officials, Pérez said he would work to implement innovative ideas around job creation and government reform and he also pledged to work across both sides of the aisle to deliver results for Californians.

Duvall Fallout Lands Jeff Miller in Hot Seat

This tweet just came in from SacBee @CapitolAlert. From: @CapitolAlert Sent: Sep 10, 2009 7:49a RT @jimmiller2: The speaker’s office has removed Asm Jeff Miller, R-Corona, from the ethics committee. http://tiny.cc/XWazd Seems appropriate under the circumstances.

Assemblyman Duvall Removed From Utilities Committee

This update from KQED Capitol Notes: From: @KQED_CapNotes Sent: Sep 9, 2009 10:35a Assemblymember Mike Duvall (R) removed from committee job, referred to ethics cmte. after lurid sex chat makes news. http://ow.ly/oGMn Assemblyman Duvall has posted an apology on his website www.duvallforassembly.com. He says: “I made a mistake and I sincerely apologize. I deeply regret…

Assemblyman John Pérez on Arnold’s Illegal Vetos

SACRAMENTO – In this Democratic weekly address, Assemblymember John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles), Chair of Assembly Democratic Caucus, calls the line-item vetoes Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger made to budget solution bills passed by the legislature last week illegal.  Pérez says “according to the California Supreme Court, the Governor’s authority to line-item veto only applies to new…

Assembly Passes Final Budget Bills

They’re done in the Assembly. We have budget legislation on the way to the Governor. The Assembly budget solutions are short $1.1 billion from the Senate solutuoins. It should be noted that the drilling expansion bill of DeVore’s died. Anyone want to take bets as to how long it takes for the budget to be…