OPINION: Democrats gripe about secrecy in Washington but practice it in Sacramento
Democrats in DC are complaining about Republican secrecy over potential bills; however, this does not mean they are transparent when they hold the political power. Democrats in Sacramento are currently making very liberal use of trailer bills and trying their hardest to get around latest transparency bill to be signed into California law. Critics like Dan Walters say that trailer bills are ways to vastly change California law while only requiring a simple legislative majority and avoiding public discourse.
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