State Sen. Alex Padilla, center, listens to Republican think tank leader Pete Peterson, right, as they participate in a debate presented by The Public Policy Institute of California at the Sheraton Hotel Thursday last month.
State Sen. Alex Padilla, center, listens to Republican think tank leader Pete Peterson, right, as they participate in a debate presented by The Public Policy Institute of California at the Sheraton Hotel Thursday last month. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
State Sen. Alex Padilla, center, listens to Republican think tank leader Pete Peterson, right, as they participate in a debate presented by The Public Policy Institute of California at the Sheraton Hotel Thursday last month. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com