New State Senate leader emerges to replace Perata

“Two days after voters rejected a bid by sitting lawmakers to stay in office longer, veteran Democratic legislator Darrell Steinberg of Sacramento was chosen to replace Don Perata later this year as leader of the state Senate,” according to the L.A. Times.

Anyone know anything about Steinberg? He can’t be any worse than Perata! The Times had this to say about him, “Steinberg, 48, a former labor lawyer and educator, is well-liked and respected by Senate colleagues. They know him as a policy wonk who has led the push for education and mental healthcare reform in California.”

Maybe he is an actual progressive and not a corrupt thug like Perata?

I like what I saw on his website, including “Governor signs Steinberg


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