Gorell, a lieutenant commander in the Navy reserve who was elected to the legislature last fall, is being deployed to Afghanistan. The Sacramento Bee, which noted that Gorell was one Republican whom Gov. Brown had courted (and who will now be unavailable to vote), has details here on how Gorell has arranged to cover his legislative duties while he's gone. Come back home safe and soon, Jeff.
Let's Hope He's Safer Over There
By Joe Mathews
Updated at 7:32 AM PST on Tuesday, Mar 22, 2011