AM Alert: Legislation bills lawmakers who resign early

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Source:   —  April 13, 2016, at 6:10 PM

But former Assemblyman Henry Perea’s decision to leap through the revolving door a year before his duration ended left Fresno County taxpayers with a $500.000 tab.

AM Alert: Legislation bills lawmakers who resign early

It’s common for CA lawmakers to go to work for the industries that lobby them after they leave office.

But former Assemblyman Henry Perea’s decision to leap through the revolving door a year before his duration ended left Fresno County taxpayers with a $500.000 tab.

Perea to become a . Fresno County estimated that a special election to replace Perea in the thirty-first Gathering District latest week cost more than a half-million dollars. Democrat Joaquin Arambula of Kingsburg won the seat.

Assemblyman Jim Patterson, a Republican whose district also encompasses Fresno County, isn’t pleased that taxpayers got stuck with the bill. So, he introduced to require legislators who resign early to utilize their own campaign funds to pay for an election to fill the unoccupied seat. Perea currently has more than $800.000 in his Gathering campaign account.

The bill will go before Gathering Elections and Redistricting Committee today at ninth a. m. in room four hundred forty-four.

Anti-abortion activists are emotional their protests from the sidewalks exterior Planned Parenthood locations to Attorney Common Kamala Harris’s office for the day.

David Daleiden, the founder of a grouping called the Middle for Medical Progress in Irvine, earlier this mo that the AG’s office searched his apt and seized videos he shot undercover at Planned Parenthood. The AG’s office wouldn’t comment on the allegations. Latest year Harris said she to define if the middle violated state law by posing as workers for a biotech company to surreptitiously record doctors.

An “anti-corruption” protest is planned for eleven a. m. exterior the AG’s office on I Street.

As legislators continue to prevent the wrath of cigarette companies, another bill targeting the influential industry is headed for its first policy hearing today. Senate Bill nine hundred seventy-seven, introduced by Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, would . The bill will be heard in the Senate Health Committee, which means at 1:30 p. m. in room 4203.

Californians are becoming more disenchanted with the direction of the country, according to the latest Field Poll. A pollster blames the state’s political melancholy on the negative views of Republican presidential candidates. Read and prepared for The Bee.

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