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California legislators rarely
vote against party line

Sacramento Bee, by Phillip Reese

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Posted By:wydleyred, 10/11/2012 12:24:25 PM

It's usually easy to predict how particular California state legislators will vote on a bill: 99 percent of the time, Democrats vote the same way as the majority of their party; 94 percent of the time, Republicans vote the same way as the majority of their party, according to a Bee review of voting records from the 2011-2012 legislative session. The two parties are each unanimous in their support or rejection of a bill during the vast majority of votes. Every Democrat in the Assembly or Senate voted the same way on about 86 percent of bills.

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... and the Democratic party is working diligently this year to corral the final Senate seat it needs for a 2/3 majority. If they win that race they will be able to raise taxes, increase spending and punish private employers. Then more private employers will leave the state and California unemployment will continue its inexorable rise, as will CA's state spending--and taxes!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: L.A. Guy, 10/11/2012 12:39:47 PM     (No. 8925881)

CA is run and controlled by Public Sector Unions, the Legislators are paid pawns -- this is the Economic Cancer that is CA.

It all boils down to an Extortion Racket.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: WilliamTell, 10/11/2012 1:13:35 PM     (No. 8925941)

And the results??? Chaos, insolvancy and Govenor Moonbeam and the high speed rail to nowhere. Vote them all out!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 10/11/2012 1:23:40 PM     (No. 8925970)

Democrats have controlled the legislature for the past 40 years. Although an occasional republican governor comes along, (excluding Arnold, Kennedy-CA), the results are obvious.

#1 is correct. The Teachers Union, (TU), controls the state. No legislation passes either House without approval of the public sector unions, especially the TU. The GOP in CA has virtually nothing to say about what gets past the governors desk.

Jerry Brown is the state`s version of Obama. Every left-wing idiotic piece of garbage that comes to his desk sails through unimpeded.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: vesicant, 10/11/2012 4:46:44 PM     (No. 8926548)

In related news, the sun rises in the East.

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