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Legislative Leaders Examine Impact Of 3 Suspended State Senators

State Sens. Leland Yee, Ron Calderon or Roderick Wright are not allowed back in Senate chambers, or their Capitol and district offices.

04/01/2014

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Web Exclusive: California Senators Hold On To Pay Because Of New Jersey Court Decision

The Legislative Counsel Bureau pointed toward a 2011 legal decision in New Jersey where an assemblyman’s pay was stripped following a flurry of indictments.

03/28/2014

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Timeline: Legal Troubles Of Sens. Leland Yee, Ron Calderon, Rod Wright

Here is a history of the legal troubles of Sens. Ron Calderon, Roderick Wright and Leland Yee that have cast a pall on the crumbling Democratic supermajority in the state Senate.

03/28/2014

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GOP Effort To Expel Convicted California Senator Fails To Gain Traction

Democratic Sen. Rod Wright took a voluntary leave of absence last month after his conviction for lying about his legal residence in Los Angeles County.

03/12/2014

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Calderon, Wright Scandals Prompt Ethics Bills From Senate Democrats

Their legislative package would prohibit legislators and their employees from accepting most entertainment-related gifts, such as tickets to sporting events and concerts.

03/06/2014

Black Police Precinct And Courthouse Museum Recalls Miami's Segregated Past

Legislative Committee Delays Attempt To Expel Convicted California Senator

Sen. Rod Wright took a leave of absence last week after his conviction for lying about his Los Angeles County legal residence.

03/05/2014

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State Senators’ Legal Troubles Leave Them At Home Collecting $8,000 A Month

State Sens. Ron Calderon and Roderick Wright have both been sent home and are no longer officially in office, yet both Democrats continue to be paid their full salaries.

03/03/2014

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Convicted State Lawmaker Takes Indefinite Leave

A state senator convicted of perjury and voter fraud is taking an indefinite leave of absence as he awaits sentencing this spring.

02/25/2014

3 Republican lawmakers are demanding Roderick Wright be ousted from the state senate. (Getty Images)

GOP Lawmakers Say Convicted Senator Should Resign

3 Republican lawmakers are demanding Sen. Roderick Wright be expelled or forced to resign.

02/05/2014

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Convicted State Senator Can Keep Serving, For Now

A state lawmaker found guilty of voter fraud and perjury this week will be allowed to keep serving until a judge enters a formal conviction, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg said Thursday.

01/30/2014