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CA: Summer heat wave inside Capitol making denizens a bit testy
Sac Bee ^ | 7/23/03 | Dan Walters

Posted on 07/23/2003 9:53:13 AM PDT by NormsRevenge

Edited on 04/12/2004 5:53:05 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

A sultry summer heat wave has enveloped the California Capitol, the sort of weather that makes folks a little testy. And that's inside the building.

A political showdown on the state's worst-ever budget crisis is drawing near. As early as next week, the state Senate may take up a compromise, no-new-taxes budget that, if enacted, would be a tactical victory for the Legislature's minority Republicans and a big setback for its majority Democrats.


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: allyourdenizens; arebelongtous; calgov2002; capitol; denizens; heatwave; summer; testy

1 posted on 07/23/2003 9:53:14 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Lots of CYA going on! Ping
2 posted on 07/23/2003 9:53:46 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ...&&&&&&&&&... SuPPort FRee Republic)
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http://news.yahoo.com/fc?tmpl=fc&cid=34&in=us&cat=democratic_party

Open Mic Catches California Democrats
(AP) - Unaware that a live microphone was broadcasting their words around the Capitol, Assembly Democrats meeting behind closed doors debated prolonging California's budget crisis for political gain. Members of the coalition of liberal Democrats talked about slowing progress on the budget as a means of increasing pressure on Republicans. A microphone had been left on during the closed meeting Monday, and the conversation was transmitted to about 500 "squawk boxes" that enable staff members, lobbyists and reporters to listen in on legislative meetings. More...


3 posted on 07/23/2003 9:54:56 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ...&&&&&&&&&... SuPPort FRee Republic)
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4 posted on 07/23/2003 11:40:11 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (Recall Davis and then recall the rest of the Demon Rats!!!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
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