The prisons bill is stalling in the Assembly. The Sacramento Bee needs to decribe the situation. So what do they do? Well why not ask their friends in the Democratic Caucus (in the Assembly) and take their word for it without scrutiny. Always eager to paint Republicans as obstructionists, this is the first line in the SacBee article describing the situation:
"But Assembly Democrats lack the 41 votes necessary to pass the package over Republican opposition, caucus sources said."
The truth? This is a Democrat prison proposal, that lacks Democrat votes. Karen Bass, Speaker of the Assembly, doesn't have the votes in her own caucus. For the record, there are 50 Democrats. Twenty-nine Assembly Republicans can't kill a bill that needs 41 votes.
What a crock. Read it here if you can stomach it: