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Buzzed in Sacramento
Clovis Independent News

We wear lanyards, clip-on’s or sticky labels. This day, our names show affiliations with the California Hospital Association, the Central California Sikh community and a West Coast petroleum association.

Like swarms of worker bees, we festoon the honeycomb of the Capitol building in Sacramento, clustering in the tiny offices of assembly members and senators, spitting out cautions and exhortations about legislative proposals, vying to be understood in the 20-minute, idea-breeding period we are allowed before the next swarm descends and we are channeled into the hallways to other hives.