Sacramento City Councilmen Allen Warren, left, and Steve Hansen talk after Tuesday’s council meeting, where there was a testy exchange over a budget increase for Mayor Kevin Johnson’s office. They also disagreed about an ad hoc committee meeting privately on “good governance” reforms. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
Sacramento City Councilmen Allen Warren, left, and Steve Hansen talk after Tuesday’s council meeting, where there was a testy exchange over a budget increase for Mayor Kevin Johnson’s office. They also disagreed about an ad hoc committee meeting privately on “good governance” reforms. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com

Sacramento council’s ad hoc panels are an affront to open government

May 13, 2015 05:00 PM

UPDATED May 14, 2015 04:22 AM