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What's good for us ought to be good for them

If Governor Brown wants to assure that the electorate passes his proposed tax bill this June, he should include a companion bill on the ballot, to wit:

"The California Legislature shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the State of California that does not apply equally to its Senators and/or Assembly members; the California Legislature shall make no law that applies to the state's Senators and/or Assembly members that does not apply equally to the citizens of the State of California."

Incidentally, in Brown's proposed spending cuts I see no mention of eliminating any of the various state boards which are nothing more than patronage plums paying five- or six-figure incomes to termed-out legislators and political friends to attend one meeting a month. Nor is there anything about cutting all the legislators' fact-finding missions to exotic destinations with wives and staff on the taxpayer's nickel.

Trent D. Sanders

La Cañada Flintridge

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