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Beth Gaines finally gets sworn in, but hold the conspiracy theories
SacBee: The Buzz ^ | 5/13/11 | Jim Sanders

Posted on 05/13/2011 12:36:37 PM PDT by SmithL

New Assemblywoman Beth Gaines finally was sworn in to office Thursday, more than a week after her election – but don't trot out conspiracy theories about Democrats trying to keep her away.

Sen. Ted Gaines, her husband, said Assembly Democratic leadership did not stall at seating the Roseville Republican.

After her election May 4, the Assembly held two other floor sessions. The first was two days after balloting, too soon for the Gaineses to ensure that relatives and friends could attend a swearing-in. The second was Monday when Assembly chambers promised to be crowded for an annual ceremony honoring Latino newsmakers.

Thursday was more practical, Ted Gaines said.

In her acceptance speech, Beth Gaines stressed easing regulation on businesses and bolstering private sector employment.

"Time is wasting, and I'm ready to serve," she concluded.

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TOPICS: California; State and Local
KEYWORDS: bethgaines

Beth Gaines, accompanied by husband Sen. Ted Gaines, sits at her desk in the Assembly before taking the oath of office Thursday.

1 posted on 05/13/2011 12:36:41 PM PDT by SmithL
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To: SmithL

Obviously they had something to hide because I’ve never heard of this woman.

2 posted on 05/13/2011 12:40:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

No one ever hears anything about California Republicans.

3 posted on 05/13/2011 12:44:57 PM PDT by SmithL (Bacon, the ultimate condiment!)
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