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New state legislature session dominated by Democrats

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California Governor Jerry Brown announces his public employee pension reform plan October 27, 2011 at the State Capitol in Sacramento, California. Gov. Brown proposed 12 major reforms for state and local pension systems that he claims would end abuses and reduce taypayer costs by billions of dollars. Max Whittaker/Getty Images

In just three hours, lawmakers will be sworn in for the newest session of the state legislature. Democrats now hold the coveted two thirds "supermajority" in both chambers.

To discuss this new power structure and some of the issues legislators expect to tackle this session, we're joined by John Myers, political editor for KXTV, an ABC affiliate in Sacramento. 

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