Southern California Voters To Choose New Assembly MembersTwo spots are vacant because lawmakers resigned amid harassment claims.
California Assembly Fires Bocanegra Staffer Over Sex MisconductAn investigation found Raul Bocanegra's likely misconduct included putting a female subordinate's bracelet down his pants and asking her to retrieve it, stroking a female employee's hair and repeatedly asking another on dates. His staffer was found to show and talk about sex toys with female employees.
Bocanegra Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct AllegationsCalifornia Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra resigned Monday following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, making him the first lawmaker to leave office amid a spate of harassment reports that has rocked the state Capitol.
LA Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra Won’t Seek Re-Election Amid Reports Of Sex HarassmentBocanegra, who represents the San Fernando Valley, also announced he will step down as majority whip immediately.
2 LA County Democrats Lose State Assembly Seats After Final Vote TallyTwo Democratic incumbents from Los Angeles County were bounced from their state Assembly seats after the county issued its final vote tally Monday.
Lawmakers Consider Expanding Hollywood Tax CreditWith only a few weeks left in the legislative session, lawmakers are negotiating the extension and expansion of a Hollywood tax credit designed to keep film and television production in California.