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Senate leaders trade verbal jabs over access to meetings
Senate leaders trade verbal jabs over access to meetings

A dispute over giving a floor pass to a liberal blogger/documentarian to cover the state Senate boiled over Thursday with the Democratic and Republican leaders taking verbal jabs at each other. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) noted that Republicans were opposing his permit for a blogger documenting the work of 99Rise, a group of protesters seeking tougher campaign finance laws. Senate Republican leader Bob Huff of Diamond Bar said giving a permit to film on the Senate floor was a “blatant violation of the authority” provided to Steinberg. The Senate leader responded by ordering the sergeant-at-arms to let the permit holder on...

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