Dario Frommer: Part-time Legislature a bad idea

Former Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer does not share the nostalgia of those who want the California Legislature to return to being a part-time body.

So the Democrat from La Cañada Flintridge has agreed to co-chair a campaign against an initiative proposed by Republican Assemblywoman Shannon Grove of Bakersfield to end the Legislature’s full-time status.

"We had a part-time Legislature in California. It was widely viewed as corrupt and ineffective," Frommer said of the days before California voters created a full-time body in 1966.

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-- Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times



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