Senator Jean Fuller speaking on her bill, SB 1207, before its passage. SB 1207 will reduce fraud in the state's low-income CARE (California Alternate Rates for Energy) program and identify and help those in need of energy efficiency assistance.
Last week, the Senate Budget Committee held an oversight hearing into accounting and administrative practices at the Department of Parks and Recreation. Legislators called for the immediate release of detailed information and specific documents. Told that the information would not be released for a couple of months, the Senate has since learned that the information was made available soon after the hearing to the press instead.