John Perez

Speaker, California Assembly

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Speaker of the California Assembly

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Yesterday, Democrats in the State Senate said a tax increase of some $5 billion would avoid massive program cuts proposed by Governor Schwarzenegger.

Assembly Speaker Calls for Oil Severance Tax

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