Bonnie Lowenthal

State Assemblywoman (D-Long Beach)

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Freshman Democratic Assemblywoman representing the 54th District in Long Beach, California

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The Governor and four legislative leaders have reached agreement on how to make up California's $26 billion shortfall.

The 'Big Five' Make a Deal: A Painful Budget in Sacramento

The Governor and four legislative leaders have reached agreement on how to make up California's $26 billion shortfall.

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In Sacramento yesterday, California's top four finance officials — appointed and elected — addressed a special session of the Assembly and Senate.

Freshman Legislators Meet Gridlock in Sacramento

In Sacramento yesterday, California's top four finance officials — appointed and elected — addressed a special session of the Assembly and Senate.

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