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Gov. Schwarzenegger in doghouse, Gov. Davis on canvas

Thursday, Dec. 1

The governor dropped the “Acting” prefix to Department of Finance Director
Mike Genest. Genest replaces Tom Campbell, who had agreed to take the post
for a year while on leave from his post as dean of the University of
California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business.”

And hey, Genest is even a Republican!

Friday, Dec. 2
A federal judge has blasted the state’s prison health care system, and
demanded Gov. Schwarzenegger appoint someone to help with the problem.
“Saying California authorities “still fail to grasp the gravity” of a crisis
in prison health care, a federal judge on Thursday gave Gov. Arnold
five days to put in charge someone with “authority and
ability.” He ordered inspections to see that emergency fixes are made by
early next year,” reports the Bee.

Saturday, Dec. 3
Count Assembly Speaker Fabian Nu

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