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Six Democrats and four Republicans were named today to the two-house budget conference committee.

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg appointed five senators to represent his house on the committee:
Mark Leno, a San Francisco Democrat who chairs the Senate Budget Committee
Alan Lowenthal, D-Long Beach
Gloria Negrete McLeod, D- Chino
Bill Emmerson, R-Hemet
Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar

Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez today named five members to represent the Assembly:
Bob Blumenfield, a Woodland Hills Democrat who chairs the Assembly Budget Committee
Felipe Fuentes, D-Sylmar
Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley
Jim Nielsen, R-Gerber
Diane Harkey, R-Dana Point

The five Assembly members will join their Senate colleagues in attempting to iron out policy differences regarding the budget proposed by Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.


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