Senate Minority Leader Jorge Garcia had an aura of almost monkish austerity. You saw it in what he wore – earth-colored trousers and a drab polo shirt. And you saw it in how he spoke – plain and direct.
A lawmaker half-jokingly predicted several weeks ago that this year’s legislative session might turn out to be the session that never ends.
For now at least, it is shaping up to be the session of cancelled budget hearings.