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Potential Evidence Against Suspended State Sen. Ron Calderon Remains Sealed

U.S. District Judge Christina Snyder said at a brief hearing in Los Angeles that prosecutors were correct to seek protections for potential evidence obtained through a grand jury and certain FBI records that could be used in a political corruption case against Calderon.

04/08/2014

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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.

04/07/2014

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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.

04/06/2014

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Calderon Tweets Possible Defense Strategy To California Attorney General

Calderon took to his seldom-used Twitter account for the first time since the federal charges were handed down to post a scan of an online column

04/03/2014

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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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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.

03/28/2014

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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

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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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Embattled State Sen. Ron Calderon Takes Indefinite Leave Of Absence

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.

03/02/2014

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California Senator Surrenders To Authorities, Faces Calls To Resign Seat

State Sen. Ron Calderon surrendered to authorities days after being charged with corruption, and he’s facing new calls for him to resign.

02/24/2014

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