Update on Schwarzenegger and Tort Reform
February 5, 2010
As I reported earlier, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has pledged to push for tort reform in this, his final year in the governor’s office.
Veteran California political columnist Dan Walters gives a brief history of the tort wars in the Golden State and reports on the reform package’s chances for success – not great. In Walters words,
Don’t hold your breath. The Legislature’s Democratic majority is symbiotically welded to the trial bar.