Good morning, California. Laurel Rosenhall here, filling in for Dan Morain, who’ll be back from vacation later this week.
“When we were last in this chamber, we had to leave in a bit of a hurry. So I wanted to begin my comments by thanking some important people: the cleaning crews in the Department of General Services that got the chamber ready for our return. It took a little more effort than you might imagine.” —Senate leader Toni Atkins on Monday, as the legislative session resumed for the first time since September, when an anti-vaccine protester tossed a menstrual cup of blood on the Senate floor.