- Created: Tuesday, 08 January 2013 10:11
Politics has been called the “art of the possible,” yet for too long at the state Capitol, bipartisan progress on the state’s intractable problems has been elusive. However, with a historic 2012 election cycle, the political planets have aligned to create an extraordinary opportunity to improve governance in the state of California.
When the 2013-14 legislative session convenes this week, I’ll be joined by a bumper crop of 38 other newly elected assemblymembers. This represents a turnover of nearly half of the 80-member Assembly, due in large part to the decennial redistricting process.