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Stories related to: Tony Mendoza
March 12, 2018 | Ben Adler
The California Senate threatened to suspend or expel one lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct — but issued a letter of admonishment to another. The first senator, Tony Mendoza, resigned. The second, Bob Hertzberg, continues to serve.
Sexual Harassment Scandals, Progressive Politics Follow California Democrats To Convention This Weekend
February 23, 2018 | Ben Adler
Thousands of Dems are converging on San Diego for the state party’s annual gathering. Their eyes are on the 2018 election — but they're also hoping to move beyond sexual harassment allegations plaguing the Capitol.
California Senator Tony Mendoza Resigns After Sexual Harassment Investigation, But Says He'll Run For Re-Election
February 22, 2018 | Sammy Caiola
His resignation followed an outside investigation, which found that Mendoza likely engaged in "flirtatious or sexually suggestive" behavior with six different women, including former staffers and fellows. The allegations date back to 2007.
Report: California Senator Tony Mendoza ‘More Likely Than Not’ Made Sexual Advances Toward Six Women
February 20, 2018 | Ben Adler
A summary of the Senate’s outside investigation comes after the chamber’s Rules Committee met in closed session to discuss Mendoza’s fate for the second weekday in a row.
February 5, 2018 | Chris Remington
Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler recaps the disclosure of several documents related to harassment allegations and settlements in the California Legislature.
November 17, 2017 | Ben Adler
A California Senate staffer told an associate last year the director of the Senate Fellows Program knew about state Sen. Tony Mendoza’s reputation for inappropriate behavior with women, yet still placed a female student Fellow in his Capitol office.