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Lorax.jpgIt's not every day the Assembly Speaker invokes images of "Sunshine, space and Truffula Seeds."

The words were written in cards to each member that accompanied a green-and-yellow ribbon-wrapped gift on their desks: Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax."

The occasion? Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez told Capitol Alert.

"It's a great message about conservation," he said of the tale of a town that nearly loses its Truffula Tree forest to a factory. "It's about hope for the future."

PHOTO CREDIT: Speaker's Office/DeAne Norwood.



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