SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Senate has erased the names and online archives of three suspended lawmakers entangled in ethical scandals.
Over the weekend, the Senate removed pictures, video clips and legislative archives belonging to the Democratic lawmakers. Sen. Rod Wright of Los Angeles was convicted for lying about living inside his district, and federal corruption charges have been filed against two other Democrats, Sens. Ron Calderon of Montebello and Leland Yee of San Francisco.READ MORE: El Dorado County Braces For Flooding After Caldor Fire
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg’s office didn’t immediately return a request for comment Monday.READ MORE: Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care Barred From Caring For Bears Until It Makes Changes To Enclosure
Last month, the Senate voted to suspend the lawmakers in an attempt to clean up the institution. Gov. Jerry Brown has also called on the three to resign.
The three continue to receive their $95,291 annual salaries but are not collecting per diem.MORE NEWS: Kings Home Opener Brings Life To Downtown, Stresses Business
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