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Another example of our irresponsible CA Legislature

Original post made by jimf01, another community, on Nov 16, 2009

The $11 billion water bond that California voters will be asked to approve next year contains nearly $2 billion in earmarks that lawmakers candidly acknowledge were included in the proposal to win the votes that were needed to pass the plan out of the Legislature.

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Posted by jimf01
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on Nov 16, 2009 at 10:20 am

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And this is from the Republicans! SHAMEFUL -- VOTE THEM ALL OUT

"I think you can look at any bond that has been brought forward the last few years and probably find pork in it, but at the end of the day it really becomes a necessity in order to get something like this through the Legislature," said state Sen. Dave Cogdill, R-Modesto, who authored the bond bill, which was signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday. "You've got to be able to convince the majority of the people in the state that there's something in there for them."

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