California Assembly Speaker John Perez, left, and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg discuss their meetings with federal officials.
California Assembly Speaker John Perez, left, and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg discuss their meetings with federal officials. Abby Sewell/Medill News Service/MCT
California Assembly Speaker John Perez, left, and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg discuss their meetings with federal officials. Abby Sewell/Medill News Service/MCT

California leaders woo Washington for billions in federal aid

May 05, 2010 6:14 PM