Calif. legislature begins with Democratic supermajorities
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KGO) -- The California legislature began a new session Monday afternoon in Sacramento with a new advantage for Democrats.
For the first time in 130 years, Democratic lawmakers have supermajorities in both the Senate and the Assembly, and they'll be working with a governor of the same party.
The combination means they could unilaterally increase taxes, pass emergency legislation, and put constitutional amendments before voters.
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