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.