The Capitol Weekly List

Gov. Schwarzenegger has made implicit threats to veto a majority of the approximately 700 bills that are currently on his desk unless a comprehensive water deal can be reached. So, who’s got the most to lose? Below is a look at the members with the greatest number of bills on the governor’s desk, as of Oct. 7.  Not surprisingly, all of the members on our list are Democrats.

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The numbers below include co-authored bills, but not committee bills.


Member                                                           Number of bills


Asm. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance                            20

Asm. Fiona Ma, D-San Francisco                  18

Asm. Noreen Evans, D-Santa Rosa                17

Asm. Dave Jones, D-Sacramento                   15

Asm. Mike Eng, D-Monterey Park                 15

Sen. Ellen Corbett, D-San Leandro                 14

Asm. Julia Brownley, D-Santa Monica           14

Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello                  11

Asm. Mary Hayashi, D-Hayward                   11

Asm. Karen Bass, D-Los Angeles                  11

Asm. Kevin De Leon, D-Los Angeles            11

Asm. Felipe Fuentes, D-Sylmar                      11

Sen. Christine Kehoe, D-San Diego               11

Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco                  11

Asm. Jim Beall, D-San Jose                           10

Asm. Lori Saldaña, D-San Diego                   10

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