Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger
NEW LETTER USES FEINSTEIN QUOTES TO BOLSTER HIS CASE
By Kevin Yamamura
Published: Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger sent another letter to California’s congressional delegation Wednesday asking for help in securing $6.9 billion, this time including past quotes from U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein that the governor implies were contradictory to her criticisms of him last week.
In his budget plan and his State of the State address, Schwarzenegger attacked the federal health care overhaul and blamed Washington for not paying California its fair share in reimbursements and for overburdening the state with Medicaid regulations. Feinstein said in return, “California’s budget crisis was created in Sacramento, not Washington.”
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