California Senate Republicans named a new vice chairman for the Senate Budget Committee, though the minority party’s song remains the same.

“It’s clear to me, since I first came to Sacramento more than five years ago, that this state does not have a revenue problem, but has a spending problem,” Sen. Bob Dutton, R-Rancho Cucamonga, the new vice chairman, said in a statement. “I also don’t believe we can tax our way out of this problem as some have suggested.”

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