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Perspective - August 29, 2008

The minority rules

In California, the minority rules. A two-thirds supermajority is needed to pass the state budget and we can see where that lands us each year. In 18 of the last 22 years, our legislators have not passed the budget anywhere near the July 1 deadline. One-third plus one of the legislators can and do hold up the process.

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