"I hardly need to say more than that. It's hearsay. It's not reliable."
-Judge Virginia Phillips, speaking to AP about her statement that the government's request to stay her injunction of Don't Ask Don't Tell had "significant failings," including offering into evidence a Rolling Stone interview in which President Obama said the policy had to be repealed in an orderly way
"This is one of the most amazing, almost absurd, campaigns I've ever been involved in. People can't even agree on what's in the thing, so how can we ask voters?"
-Ken Tray, political director of the United Educators of San Francisco, on uncertainty over whether Proposition B would affect teachers' health care costs
"For the life of me, I can't figure out why they're saying that teachers would be included in Prop. B when they're specifically not included. It's cut-and-dried. It's not a matter of opinion."
-Jeff Adachi, Proposition B's primary sponsor
"There's no significant difference between public and private sector workers in California... It's basically a wash."
-Sylvia Allegretto, co-author of a report comparing government employee and private worker compensation, summarizing the findings
-"The primary purpose of the incentive mechanism is to spur utility management and investors to support and expand energy efficiency programs and savings by providing a reasonable level of profits related to their efforts."
-John Bohn, commissioner on the California Public Utilities Commission, in his proposal to grant PG&E an additional $40 million in incentive payments for decreasing customer energy use. An Administrative Law Judge ruled last month that the utility was not due additional money.