Fair Political Practices Commission chairperson Jodi Remke announced Tuesday that she will step down on Friday. It follows months of acrimony with other commissioners.
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California Senator Tony Mendoza Resigns After Sexual Harassment Investigation, But Says He'll Run For Re-Election
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
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.
New legislative efforts supporting the “Me Too” anti-harassment movement could change the reporting process for victims filing complaints.
Women in California politics, protesting sexual harassment and abuse at the Capitol, distrust the response from legislative leaders.
State government reporter Ben Bradford discusses recent bills signed and vetoed by Governor Brown, as well as the open letter signed by almost 150 women at the Capitol detailing a pervasive culture of sexual harassment and assault.
Two women share their experiences of sexual harassment and assault at the California State Capitol.
In this week's Capitol Chat, Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler recaps Governor Jerry Brown's victory lap after passing landmark cap and trade legislation.
Two drug-related bills made it through the California legislature this week, including one specifically targeting those that sell fentanyl. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us live from session to explain.