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Smart people to infiltrate Capitol

By Lisa Vorderbrueggen
Monday, January 4th, 2010 at 10:33 am in California Legislature.

My colleague Steve Harmon in the Times’ Sacramento bureau wrote today about the loan from major universities to the Legislature of 10 Ph.D. scientists and engineers.

As Harmon tells us, the fellowships are intended to provide California legislators with unbiased scientific and technical advice on issues before the Senate and Assembly.

Put super-smart people in the Capitol?

Here’s the bigger question: What took so long?

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