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  • Kevin de León of Los Angeles elected leader of California Senate

    Democratic state Sen. Kevin de León of Los Angeles was elected by his peers Monday to become the next president pro tem of the Senate. He said his priorities as leader will include restoring public trust in the Legislature after a series of scandals. De...
  • Ex-employee accuses lobbying firm of directing illegal contributions

    SACRAMENTO — A lawsuit filed Christmas Eve alleges that a prominent California lobbying firm sought influence by directing illegal contributions to dozens of politicians — including nearly a third of the Legislature. The suit charges that...
  • Los Angeles senator won't face investigation

    Los Angeles senator won't face investigation
    SACRAMENTO — California's ethics watchdog will not investigate Sen. Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) after finding no evidence that he played a role in a controversial $25,000 political donation. The Fair Political Practices Commission notified the...
  • Expiring tax credit sets off a scramble in Hollywood

    WASHINGTON — Jennifer Tadlock doesn't yet have all the talent lined up for the small-budget dramatic action feature she hopes to film next year, let alone a full crew. But she does have a tax break, and it's expiring, which was enough to get her...
  • Political committee is shutting down after Calderon controversy

    SACRAMENTO -- A political committee tied to the California Legislature's Latino caucus is shutting down after drawing controversy for one of its donations. The group, called Yes We Can, notified state officials on Tuesday that it plans to end...
  • Senate panel hires attorney to advise on Calderon probe

    Senate panel hires attorney to advise on Calderon probe
    SACRAMENTO -- The California Senate’s ethics committee has hired an outside attorney to advise it on a possible investigation into allegations of corruption contained in an FBI affidavit targeting Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello), officials...
  • California lawmakers face water, prison and budget issues in 2014

    SACRAMENTO — Returning to the Capitol on Monday after a four-month recess, state lawmakers are set to tackle water issues, prison overcrowding and a budget debate that will be shaped largely by the state's rosier economic outlook. Other factors...
  • Senate leader divvies up Calderon committee posts

    Senate leader divvies up Calderon committee posts
    SACRAMENTO -- Two months after state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon was stripped of all his committee assignments in the midst of an FBI probe, the Senate's leader recommended Monday that they be divvied up to other lawmakers for the coming year. Senate...
  • Calderon focusing more on district since losing committees, he says

    SACRAMENTO -- Stripped of all his committee assignments, state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) said Monday he will focus more attention on issues in his Los Angeles County district while awaiting the end of an FBI investigation into bribery...
  • State Senate ethics panel to meet on Calderon allegations

    State Senate ethics panel to meet on Calderon allegations
    SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate’s Committee on Legislative Ethics is scheduled Thursday to meet for the first time in two decades, as the panel prepares to look into allegations of misconduct by a sitting lawmaker— Democratic Sen. Ronald S....
  • Senate ethics chief calls allegations against Sen. Calderon troubling

    Senate ethics chief calls allegations against Sen. Calderon troubling
    SACRAMENTO -- The chairman of the state Senate’s ethics panel looking into actions of Sen. Ronald S. Calderon said Thursday that allegations against the Democratic lawmaker contained in a leaked FBI affidavit are troubling if true. Sen. Richard...