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June 18, 2012
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, defended the Legislature’s deadline passage of a main budget bill Friday without most of the implementing language, responding to critics who suggested lawmakers had rushed through a plan to maintain their pay.
“You know what?” Steinberg said. “I gotta tell you, I work about 15 hours a day. And we passed a budget that is balanced in the budget year, the second year, the third year and with a surplus in the fourth year. So we’re doing our work. And we’re going to continue doing our work.”
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