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This is why lawmakers should be banned from using Facebook at work

Seriously.

 

William Turton

Tech

Published Jun 16, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 2:00 pm CDT

A Republican lawmaker in California unintentionally sided with Democrats when it came time to vote for the state’s revised budget this week because he was distracted by Facebook.

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Rep. Scott Wilk, who represents the city of Santa Clarita, was able to change his vote to side with his party, but the $117.5 billion spending plan still ended up passing 52-28, CBS Sacramento reports.

Some of Wilk’s followers let the mistake slide, but other were a teeny bit more upset.

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*First Published: Jun 16, 2015, 11:57 am CDT