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Capital Senate Fellows Director On ‘Indefinite Leave' After Failing To Report Misconduct

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio File

The California State Senate.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio File

On Wednesday Sacramento State placed the director of its California Senate Fellows program at the state Capitol on “indefinite leave.”

The university’s announcement comes on the heels of accusations that David Pacheco, who oversees the program, failed to report Sen. Tony Mendoza’s alleged improper conduct with a female student Fellow when he became aware of it.

Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric describes the timeline of the allegations, and explains what's next.

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