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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…

Senate Republicans Block Budget Solutions

SACRAMENTO – In this Democratic weekly address, Assembly Budget Chair Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa) highlights bipartisan Assembly action on Thursday to produce $4 billion in cash solutions that can prevent California from having to issue IOU’s as early as next week. However, echoing disappointment in Senate Republican obstructionism seen in February’s state budget situation, Evans…

Democratic Commitment to Fight for Families, Keep Safety Net

SACRAMENTO – In this Democratic weekly address, Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) and Assemblymember V. Manuel Pérez (D-Coachella) say as the legislature works to close the budget gap by June 30 Assembly Democrats will not “let the deficit be used as an excuse to eliminate the safety net in California and eviscerate our public…