Stung by criminal charges against two colleagues, the leader of the state Senate and other Democratic lawmakers are seeking tighter rules on lawmakers and lobbyists.
A California state lawmaker facing federal corruption charges alleging he took kickbacks while in office said Sunday evening he has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the Legislature while he awaits trial.
State Senator Ron Calderon was expected Monday to surrender to federal authorities prior to his arraignment on bribery charges.
California State Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother have been indicted in connection with charges of political corruption and health care fraud, federal officials said Friday.
California’s political watchdog agency said Monday it has declined to open an investigation into a lawmaker whose name surfaced in an ongoing federal investigation of a state senator.
Assemblymember Cristina Garcia of Bell Gardens and several other elected officials Wednesday called for Senator Ron Calderon to step down amid a federal investigation and accusations that he accepted money to promote certain bills.
Back in June, FBI agents raided the State Capitol offices of State Senator Ron Calderon.
The son of a Los Angeles City Councilman and former employee at a Southern California water district reportedly under federal investigation remained silent on his role in the federal probe Monday.
The son of a Los Angeles city councilman didn’t meet the educational requirements for his six-figure salary job with a Southern California water district that is reportedly under federal investigation.
The son of a Los Angeles city councilman has come under fire due to his six-figure salary with a Southern California water district that is reportedly under federal investigation.
Democratic State Sen. Ron Calderon of Montebello returned to the Capitol Monday, nearly a week after FBI agents searched his Sacramento offices to investigate alleged criminal wrongdoing.
One of the state Senate’s top Democrats said Friday that he has been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury, days after another senator’s Capitol offices were searched by the FBI.
The FBI started seeking information about the business and political dealings of state Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother Tom, a former state assemblyman, as long ago as 2005.
A Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into the alleged criminal wrongdoing of California state Sen. Ron Calderon was reportedly in connection to legislation he introduced for a Los Angeles-area water district that used his brother as a consultant.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation Tuesday searched the Sacramento and Montebello offices of a California state senator, along with the Legislature’s Latino Caucus office, in connection to allegations of criminal wrongdoing.