As Dan Walters describes in his column today, budget trailer bills have become a problem. Last minute bill details involving policy changes tied to the budget are introduced with no opportunity for elected officials to debate them.
In fact, the Sacramento Bee issued a call for help in discovering what is in this year’s trailer bills. “As we start to comb through the measures looking for heretofore unknown budget provisions, perhaps Alert readers can lend a hand,” the Bee wrote in a Capitol Alert post by Dan Smith.
Follow this link to the Alert for a list of some of the trailer bills. Maybe you can help expose what’s in them.