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  • Migden appointment: A surprise, even by Capitol standards (aRnie's Legacy)

    01/06/2011 3:40:31 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies
    Capitol Weekly ^ | 1/6/11 | Christine Mai-Duc
    Most of former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's 11th-hour appointments came as no surprise: Friends, allies and administration workers were rewarded Ė sometimes well rewarded Ė in a ritual that has become a tradition for outgoing governors. But one appointment stood out. Former state Sen. Carole Migden, a liberal San Francisco Democrat, was named to the state Agricultural Labor Relations Board, the nationís first state agency created to protect and regulate the collective bargaining rights of farm workers. The ALRB was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown, then in his first term, legislation that was supported by the late United Farm...