Capitol Chat: Legislative Priorities For 2018 Chris Remington Friday, January 5, 2018 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. In this Aug. 26, 2016, file photo, state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, listens at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.Rich Pedroncelli / AP / File The California Legislature kicked off this week under the overwhelming backdrop of the we said enough and me too movements. On Wednesday night, state Senator Tony Mendoza took a month leave of absence amid allegations facing him of sexual harassment against capitol staffers. This came as one of the co-authors of the we said enough letter filed a lawsuit for being fired by her employer, the law firm Wilke-Fluery. Capital Bureau Chief Ben Adler explains the legislature’s response to the ongoing movements and their priorities for the year ahead.