Their legislative package would prohibit legislators and their employees from accepting most entertainment-related gifts, such as tickets to sporting events and concerts.
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.
A California state lawmaker facing federal corruption charges alleging he took kickbacks while in office said Sunday evening he has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the Legislature while he awaits trial.
State Sen. Ron Calderon surrendered to authorities days after being charged with corruption, and he’s facing new calls for him to resign.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California State Sen. Ron Calderon has pleaded not guilty to multiple corruption counts involving bribes, kickbacks and fraud. U.S. attorney’s spokesman Thom Mrozek says Calderon was taken into custody in Los […]
The state insurance commissioner called the 16-year scheme one of the largest workers’ compensation fraud cases in the history of California’s Department of Insurance.
Federal agents have filed corruption charges against embattled California state senator Ron Calderon.
An embattled state senator said he hopes to work with his fellow lawmakers as the Legislature reconvenes on Monday, despite an ongoing federal investigation and a bitter finger-pointing exchange with Senate leaders.
The Fair Political Practices Commission told Sen. Kevin de Leon that it will not investigate whether he was involved in a transfer from a Latino political action committee to a nonprofit.
An ongoing federal investigation of a California senator is roiling the Democratic leadership in Sacramento and threatens to complicate relations in the majority party when lawmakers reconvene in January.
Calderon is accused of accepting thousands of dollars in bribes, according to a criminal complaint obtained by Al Jazeera America.
A state senator, whose capitol office was raided by federal agents in June, is now reportedly facing bribery charges.