New Assemblyman Marc Levine could play a key role if new revenue is sought

IN THE STATE Assembly, which begins its 2013-14 session on Monday, former San Rafael Councilman Marc Levine figures to be a wild card — a rare Democrat elected in November without the support of his party.

Democrats currently hold supermajorities in both chambers of the Legislature that could conceivably allow them to impose new taxes without the support of any Republican members.