Assemblyman Travis Allen Introducing Legislation Re-Establishing a Part-Time Legislature for California
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) announced he is introducing legislation to return the California Legislature to being a part-time institution, ending decades of political careerism and re-establishing a true citizen-legislature in the nation’s most populous state.
“During five years of serving in the California Assembly, I’ve seen firsthand the waste in the California Legislature. Most Legislative sessions are little more than a 45 minute formality, with legislators commemorating calendar events and reading public obituaries; they are a facade designed to pay legislators and give the appearance of activity to the public,” said Assemblyman Travis Allen. “California’s fifty-year experiment with a full-time legislature is a dismal failure. Today’s California government spends, taxes, and regulates with historical precedence and a near total disregard for the will of California’s citizens.” Continue reading