Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Wieckowski on Brown's State Of The State: 'He Was Sober'

Jan. 18, 2012 | Republicans in Sacramento might disagree with Fremont Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski, despite his obvious malaprop speaking to an assembly video crew.

"I think the governor was optimistic, but he was sober," said Wieckowski after Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State address Wednesday morning.

Wieckowski goes on to refer to the assembly and its attention to another round of excruciating cuts in the coming year as the "house of pain."

Another South Bay politician is looking to replace Wieckowski as assembly Breathalyzer this fall, according to the Milpitas Patch. Democrat Pete McHugh, the current vice mayor of Milpitas and former Santa Clara County supervisor is launching a bid this June.

(This article is featured in today's Fifty+One blog.)
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