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December 02, 2008

San Francisco Chronicle

Wyatt Buchanan, Chronicle Sacramento Bureau

Sacramento - Amid a deepening budget crisis, state lawmakers celebrated Monday as members of the Assembly and the state Senate were sworn in for new terms in office.

Several former members of the Assembly moved across the Capitol to the Senate, while a few moved the other way, and about two dozen lawmakers took their seats for the first time.

December 01, 2008

There are 15 Democrats brand new to the Legislature being sworn in today. That doesn't include former Sen. Tom Torlakson, who previously served eight years in the Senate and four years in the Assembly, or former Sen. Wes Chesbro, who served eight years in the Senate.

Capitol Alert offers a brief introduction to the Democratic freshman class:

AD 19 - Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo
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San Mateo County supervisor.Replaces Gene Mullin, D-South San Francisco

December 01, 2008

The Sacramento Bee

There are 15 Democrats brand new to the Legislature being sworn in today. That doesn't include former Sen. Tom Torlakson, who previously served eight years in the Senate and four years in the Assembly, or former Sen. Wes Chesbro, who served eight years in the Senate.

Capitol Alert offers a brief introduction to the Democratic freshman class: