The Chron presents a list of laws and other evidence that prove the legislature 'wasted' yet another year.
I suppose. But if they did, they certainly had help. And because the New Year is a new start to be nicer to people, I won't comment on significance of Don Perata being the one calling it a "wasted year."
Fortunately, one law's implementation has been enjoined pending a determination of its constitutionality: Yee's awful video game sales ban that would give parents yet another excuse not to parent.
On a procedural note, the article glosses over some, well, procedure. And we all know how much I hate that. But that's just my pet peeve. I think I'll call it Sparky.