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Walters: Senate ‘hearing’ seems to be a sham
Fresno Bee

The Sacramento Bee published a lengthy article recently about the proliferation of special committees in the state Senate that rarely, if ever, meet, just as rarely produce worthwhile research, and appear to exist mainly to give senators extra, off-the-books staff. Bee reporter Jim Sanders spent many hours poring through Senate documents, looking — mostly in vain — for evidence that the special committees serve some valid public purpose.