oath http://kvpr.org en New Lawmakers Sworn in, Giving Democrats Full Control http://kvpr.org/post/new-lawmakers-sworn-giving-democrats-full-control <p></p><p>California’s newly-elected legislature is now officially sworn in, and Democrats hold supermajorities in both chambers.&nbsp; But as Ben Adler reports from Sacramento, legislative leaders are making a point of being modest.</p><p class="p5">The entire Assembly and half the Senate took their oaths on Monday, giving Democrats the power they’ve long craved – the ability to raise taxes.&nbsp; But voters just did that for them, approving Prop 30 last month, and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg says that’s enough for now:</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 02:18:13 +0000 Ben Adler 7677 at http://kvpr.org New Lawmakers Sworn in, Giving Democrats Full Control