On politics in the Golden State
November 7, 2012 | 4:22 pm
While Democrats and their allies spent Wednesday crowing about clinching supermajorities in both houses of the Legislative for the first time in more than a century, Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) downplayed the development as little more than an “interesting moment” for his caucus.
At an afternoon press conference, Pérez said he was confident that current election results would hold — but insisted that the new power would not change the way the Assembly does business. He said Democrats would not pursue taxes.
“Having the ability to do something and having that as your priority, your interest, your motivation are two completely different things,” Pérez said.
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