How California’s most pressing problems fell victim to Legislature’s infighting

September 5, 2020

“There was more dysfunction in this last week than I’ve seen in a long time,” said Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, who lost two bills in the chaos. A measure enhancing the density bonus for housing projects never came up for final approval as frustrated Republican senators filibustered the session’s waning hours, while another opening police records didn’t make it back to the Senate at all after passing the Assembly too late.


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