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Originally posted by TKainZero
...The dems are trying to make it a STRAIGHT majority vote...
She punished the sole Assembly Democrat who refused to vote Sunday evening for a state spending plan drafted by fellow Democrats.
Parra, who is in her last few months in the Assembly, said she didn't vote for the budget because it was not paired with a water bond to pay for dams to ease water supply troubles in her agricultural district. She said she warned Assembly leaders weeks ago that she wouldn't vote for a budget unless it also improved water delivery.
Originally posted by ATruGod
Did any of you actually read the story....sheesh!
She was kicked out for not voting at all:
Bass referred reporters to a couple of Parra's colleagues, who expressed outrage at her refusal to vote.
"Every Democrat in our caucus is expected to put a vote up on the budget, and to hold the budget hostage . . . to me is intolerable," said Assemblywoman Patty Berg (D-Eureka). She added that fellow Democrats have spent millions of dollars helping Parra win election in her conservative district.
and to hold the budget hostage