By Dan Walters
Published: Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 – 9:41 am
Shannon Grove, a Republican assemblywoman from Bakersfield, is sponsoring an embryonic ballot measure to return the Legislature to a part-time body, which it was before 1966.
It’s one of dozens of proposals for the November ballot and, like most, faces an uphill struggle to qualify and win. But it could resonate with voters because of chronic dysfunction on the budget, water and other issues, and lawmakers’ very low stature in polls.
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