State legislators are creating new jobs — for themselves

By Michelle Steel

Politicians often look for the next opportunity to serve their community. It is normal to see elected officials seek a higher office to continue their public service and fight to make changes on behalf of their constituents. However, it’s highly unusual for high-ranking elected officials to use their current power in Sacramento to ensure job security and remove local control by forcing other agencies to make changes to allow for an extra position for themselves. This appears to be what state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, is trying to accomplish with State Constitutional Amendment 12.

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Source: OC Register

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