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Noreen Evans
Pressure builds for bills to garner a first hearing
Pressure builds for bills to garner a first hearing

SACRAMENTO — The pace of lawmaking is speeding up at the Capitol. With legislators back from spring break, rallies are in full swing on the Capitol steps; lobbyists of all stripes are packing the ornate hearing rooms and overflow crowds are watching television feeds in hallways. "There's definitely a push to get bills moving," said Sarah Swanbeck of California Common Cause, a government reform lobby. "You can feel the pressure." -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Car computers: An item in the April 28 Capitol Business Beat column on legislation by state Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) seeking to give car owners more control over information from their car...

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