New state Sen. Janet Nguyen, R-Santa Ana, holds her son Tommy Bonikowski III, 4, before the swearing-in ceremony in the Senate chambers on Dec. 1. Assemblyman Mike Gatto says the new class of legislators has a chance to make key reforms.
New state Sen. Janet Nguyen, R-Santa Ana, holds her son Tommy Bonikowski III, 4, before the swearing-in ceremony in the Senate chambers on Dec. 1. Assemblyman Mike Gatto says the new class of legislators has a chance to make key reforms. Steve Yeater Associated Press file
New state Sen. Janet Nguyen, R-Santa Ana, holds her son Tommy Bonikowski III, 4, before the swearing-in ceremony in the Senate chambers on Dec. 1. Assemblyman Mike Gatto says the new class of legislators has a chance to make key reforms. Steve Yeater Associated Press file