California State Senate
California Legislature Withholding Report On Senior Staff Allegedly Playing Favorites With New Hires
The review was to include whether the Senate’s human resources director, Dina Hidalgo, had violated Senate policy because five members of her family work in the Capitol and at least three people got jobs after playing on her softball team.
The revised indictment unsealed last week also alleges that state Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat, sought money in exchange for helping pass legislation making it harder for professional football players to obtain workers compensation in California.
The California State Senate voted to suspend Sen. Leland Yee at Friday’s session.
The California Senate voted Friday to suspend three lawmakers who face charges in separate criminal cases after the latest one to be hauled into court refused to step down, the most serious house-cleaning action the chamber has taken in more than a century.
Emmerson, who is 68, has represented his Southern California district in the Assembly and state Senate since 2004. He would have been forced out of office by term limits in 2016.
California State Senate President Pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg joined Grant to discuss his role in working to keep the Sacramento Kings from relocating to Seattle. Steinberg talked about the potential Sacramento ownership group’s presentation to […]
Democrats have regained their two-thirds majority in the state Senate with a special election victory in a San Diego-based district.