Steven Greenhut on California Democrats Embracing Regulatory Reform


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Although many of California's legislative Democrats are eager to "test drive" the new two-thirds majorities their caucuses hold in both chambers—i.e., pushing the limits of their power to advance their progressive agenda—others are finally starting to face economic facts. As Steven Greenhut reports, a group of Golden State lawmakers are now focusing on a sensible reform to fix a problem that almost everyone knows is slowing job growth.