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California Counts

Proposition 50: Should Legislature Be Able To Suspend Lawmakers Without Pay?

May 23, 2016 | Ben Adler

California’s November ballot will be jammed with statewide propositions, but there’s just one measure in the June primary. Prop 50, which stems from scandals that hit the state Senate, would allow the Legislature to suspend lawmakers without pay.

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State Government

Yee Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges

April 8, 2014 | Ben Adler

The California state senator accused of political corruption, bribery and arms trafficking has pleaded "not guilty" to all charges.

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State Government

Yee Appears In Federal Court

March 31, 2014

(AP) Updated -- Federal prosecutors and lawyers for a California state senator charged with accepting bribes and coordinating a cash-for-guns scheme are still negotiating the terms of the politician's release pending trial.

State Government

Yee Drops Out of Secretary of State Race

March 27, 2014 | Katie Orr

Democratic State Senator Leland Yee has dropped out of the race for California Secretary of State.

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State Government

Steinberg Calls For Yee's Resignation

March 26, 2014

UPDATE -- Another California State Senator is facing criminal allegations and Senate Democrats are calling for his resignation.

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Calderon Indicted On Fraud, Bribery Charges

February 21, 2014

(UPDATE 1 P.M.) -- A California State Senator could face up to 400 years in prison after being charged in a public corruption case.

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