State republicans oppose Gov. Jerry Brown's education board appointments
SACRAMENTO, CA - Several Republican lawmakers oppose Gov. Jerry Brown's recent appointments to the California State Board of Education.
Brown appointed seven people to the board Wednesday, including former state Superintendent of Public Instruction Bill Honig and California Teachers Association Lobbyist Patricia Rucker.
Honig was removed from office in the early 90's after being convicted for funneling state education money to an organization his wife ran out of their home. The felony charges were later reduced to misdemeanors.
"I think anybody that's been convicted of a felony even if it was downgraded is not the type of material that