California state Sen. Rod Wright was sentenced Friday to three months in prison for lying about where he lived when he ran for office and leaders of the Senate said he should resign immediately.
Los Angeles doesn’t prohibit city employees convicted of felonies from receiving pensions, a worker in the city’s civilian retirement division told Los Angeles Daily News.
A former Los Angeles City Councilman and his wife Wednesday were convicted on charges of perjury and voter fraud, but cleared on several other counts.
Major issues facing the Legislature, including a water bond and reshaping the state’s rainy day fund, can be addressed this year despite the loss of Democrats’ supermajority.
Three Republican senators want to expel State Sen. Roderick Wright from the Legislature.
California state Sen. Roderick Wright was convicted Tuesday of perjury and voter fraud for falsely claiming he lived in an apartment in the district he represents when he actually lives elsewhere.
State Sen. Roderick Wright was convicted Tuesday of eight charges of fraud and perjury for living outside the district he was elected to represent.
Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.
From Florida and Ohio early vote disasters with long lines to power outages in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York there are doubts that some people will have the opportunity to participate in this election.
Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to perjury and voter fraud charges.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has endorsed the state Assembly bid of a Los Angeles City Councilman who was ordered this month to stand trial on perjury and voter fraud charges.
It has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?
Yesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.
Felony disenfranchisement is nothing more than Republican continuation of Jim Crow voter suppression laws.
A retired Bell police sergeant says the city’s former police chief tried to stop an investigation into alleged wrongdoing by city officials shortly after he took office last year.