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  • State Sen. Roderick Wright wins sentencing delay to July 21

    State Sen. Roderick Wright wins sentencing delay to July 21
    Democratic state Sen. Roderick Wright, who represents an Inglewood district, has won a delay in his sentencing on voter fraud and perjury convictions. Wright was to have been sentenced May 16 and would have faced possible expulsion from the Legislature'...
  • Panel supports suspending state senators without pay

    Under fire from the public for providing pay to three suspended state senators, a Senate panel recommended Tuesday that voters be asked to approve a measure allowing future suspensions to be without compensation. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell...
  • Roderick Wright doesn't belong in the state Senate

    State Sen. Roderick D. Wright (D-Inglewood) was convicted in January of eight felonies, including five counts of fraudulent voting, two counts of perjury and one count of filing a false declaration of candidacy. As of this writing, he is still a fully...
  • Sen. Ronald S. Calderon pleads not guilty to corruption charges

    State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon, indicted last week on corruption charges and accused of taking $100,000 in bribes, pleaded not guilty in federal court Monday afternoon. Calderon was taken into custody Monday morning after surrendering to authorities....
  • Sen. Roderick Wright granted leave of absence pending felony case

    SACRAMENTO -- State Senate leader Darrell Steinberg announced Tuesday that Democratic Sen. Roderick Wright has requested and been granted a paid leave of absence from his senate position as he awaits sentencing on eight felony counts of perjury and...
  • Roderick Wright gets paid leave of absence in wake of convictions

    SACRAMENTO — Democratic state Sen. Roderick Wright on Tuesday was granted a paid leave of absence from his position as he awaits sentencing in May on eight felony counts of perjury and voter fraud, leaving the Democratic supermajority no votes to...
  • No paid vacation for state Sen. Rod Wright, and 5 must-read headlines

    A month after he was convicted of voter fraud and perjury, state Sen. Roderick Wright requested and was granted Tuesday a paid leave of absence until he is sentenced on May 16 or granted an appeal. It’s about time Wright made an exit from the...
  • 3 GOP senators introduce resolution to expel Sen. Rod Wright

    SACRAMENTO -- A trio of Republican state senators introduced a resolution Wednesday to expel Sen. Roderick Wright after he was convicted of eight felonies, and they say they will ask for a Senate vote on the measure Thursday. The motion is expected to...
  • Sen. Wright's conviction leads to committee shake-ups

    SACRAMENTO -- A day after going on a leave of absence, Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) was replaced Wednesday as the chairman of the Senate Governmental Organization Committee by Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana). Wright was removed as chairman after a...
  • Senate GOP leader Huff moves to suspend Wright and Calderon

    SACRAMENTO -- Senate Republican leader Bob Huff of Diamond Bar introduced resolutions Wednesday that would suspend Democratic Sens. Roderick Wright and Ronald Calderon as a backup in case a separate motion to expel Wright fails. Wright was granted a...
  • GOP fails in attempt to expel Sen. Roderick Wright from office

    SACRAMENTO -- Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked an attempt by Republican lawmakers to expel Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood), who last month was found guilty of eight felony charges including perjury and voter fraud. A resolution by three...