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California Lawmakers Get Cars Fixed On Taxpayer Dime Before Purchase

At least a dozen California lawmakers repaired or upgraded their state-provided vehicles at taxpayers’ expense in the final weeks before the one-of-its-kind perk was ending, then later bought those vehicles for personal use.


California Governor Jerry Brown (AP)

Gov. Brown Orders State Car Fleet Cut In Half

Gov. Jerry Brown is halting new-vehicle purchases by the state of California and ordering vehicles that are not essential for state business to be turned in.

CBS San Francisco–01/28/2011