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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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Democrats Downplay Loss Of Supermajority In Senate

March 3, 2014 | Katie Orr

Democrats in the California legislature are starting the month down two Senators.

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Wright Case Hits Close To Home For Many California Lawmakers

March 3, 2014 | Ben Adler

Rod Wright isn’t the only California state lawmaker who’s been accused of living outside his district’s boundaries. He’s just the only one who’s been charged and convicted.

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Attempt to Expel Convicted State Senator Derailed

February 27, 2014 | Ben Adler

Some fireworks and political theater on the floor of the California state Senate Thursday, as Republicans sought to force a vote to expel Sen. Rod Wright (D-Los Angeles) and Democrats turned the motion aside.

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