The Editor's Desk

June 17, 2011

California needs a part-time Legislature

Here’s more evidence that we need a part-time Legislature in California: It took lawmakers almost six months to come up with a phony budget, which Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed within hours of its passage. Part-timers couldn’t have done any worse, and likely would have solved the problem.

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Jim Boren is the executive editor of The Fresno Bee. Contact him at or (559) 441-6307.