California's outgoing governor gave his pen-hand a real workout yesterday to beat the midnight deadline for acting on the 282 bills still on his desk. Among the long list of new laws is a ban on ephedra, a requirement for state contractors to recognize their workers' domestic partners, and a $250 fine for throwing objects onto sports fields. Among the few vetoes was a bill that would have waived community college fees for some illegal immigrants.
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Fines continued to pile up for almost a decade.