They said it: Lemme take that vote back


“On Tuesday, I made a bad decision. Voting against legislation targeting really bad people who traffic children was wrong. I regret doing that and I am going to help get this important legislation passed into law.”

— Assemblywoman Liz Ortega, D-Hayward, explaining on Twitter why she joined five other Democrats on the Public Safety Committee who refused Wednesday to vote for a Republican bill declaring child sex trafficking a “serious” felony in California. After Gov. Gavin Newsom intervened, she and three others voted for it.


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