Fate of Part-Time Legislature Plan Uncertain, Column Says
Assembly member Shannon Grove's (R-Bakersfield) proposed November ballot measure to return the state Legislature to a part-time body "could resonate with voters" because it would address the "chronic dysfunction" in the legislative system, Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters writers. However, he notes that the measure "faces an uphill struggle" because "California's crisis of governance is deeply rooted and immune to silver bullet solutions."
- "Dan Walters: Is a Part-Time California Legislature the Cure?" (Walters, Sacramento Bee, 2/12).
- "Head to Head: Should California Go Back To Having a Part-Time Legislature?" (Sacramento Bee, 2/16).