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State Sen. Wright Gets 90 Days In Jail For Perjury

State Sen. Rod Wright has been sentenced to 90 days in Los Angeles County jail for lying about his legal residence.



State Sen. Rod Wright’s Sentencing In Perjury Case Delayed, Again

A judge on Wednesday postponed the sentencing of California state Sen. Rod Wright for lying about his legal residence, as his defense completes paperwork seeking a new trial.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 31:  California State senator Leland Yee (C) leave the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a court appearance on March 31, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll: Voters Vexed By California Corruption Probes

California voters are alarmed by a string of corruption scandals in Sacramento, but most feel any wrongdoing is not widespread, a poll indicated Saturday.


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State Senators To Receive Refresher On Ethics

State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.


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California Senate Erases Websites Of 3 Suspended Lawmakers

The California Senate has erased the names and online archives of three suspended lawmakers entangled in ethical scandals.


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Lawmakers Propose Reforms To Regain Public Trust

A series of scandals that has tarnished the integrity of the state Legislature has prompted a wave of proposals aimed at strengthening political ethics and reforming laws governing campaign contributions.


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Gov. Jerry Brown Calls For Resignation Of Sens. Yee, Calderon, Wright

The California State Senate voted to suspend Sen. Leland Yee at Friday’s session.