Analysts Don't Expect Major Shift In Wake Of Senators' Legal TroublesSen. Leland Yee’s arrest is just the latest in a string of alleged corruption at the California State Capitol that could affect the Democratic party’s supermajority.
Scandals Prompt Ethics Bills From Senate Democrats Stung by criminal charges against two colleagues, the leader of the state Senate and other Democratic lawmakers on Thursday proposed tightening rules on lawmakers and lobbyists.
Democrats Derail GOP Attempt To Expel Senator Democrats in the Senate derailed an attempt Thursday by Republicans to expel a legislator convicted of perjury and voter fraud, prompting pointed comments by lawmakers from both parties.
State Senator Convicted In False Residency Case California state Sen. Roderick Wright was convicted Tuesday in a perjury and voter fraud case — a verdict that could bar him from holding elected office for the rest of his life.