All posts tagged "Darrell Steinberg"
Poll: Californians want state budget surplus spent on taxpayer refunds
California taxpayers want their money back. Less than two years after Governor Jerry Brown coaxed voters into approving a multi-billion dollar tax hike as a solution to the state’s budget crisis, a plurality of Californians believe that...
- Posted May 28, 2014
Senator Steve Knight’s flight fib on why he missed Ethics Day
How bad are Sacramento’s ethics? Bad. Missing ethics training and then lying about it– bad. In response to three State Senators facing criminal charges ranging from public corruption to weapons trafficking, the California State Senate hosted a two-hour ethics training...
- Posted April 29, 2014
State Senate postpones committee hearings, schedules ethics training for April 23
The California State Senate will postpone all committee hearings scheduled for April 23 and in its place host an all-day ethics discussion and training session. In a Wednesday afternoon email, Kathy Dresslar, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell...
- Posted April 10, 2014
Was Senate GOP caucus involved in website removals?
Was the Republican Caucus involved in the California State Senate’s decision to delete the websites and online archives of three Senators that face criminal charges? The Senate Republican Caucus won’t say. A spokesman for the GOP caucus declined...
- Posted April 8, 2014
California State Senate deletes website, online archives of 3 disgraced Democrats
Like a criminal wiping down a crime scene, the California State Senate has scrubbed its website and deleted the online archives of three Democratic state Senators that face criminal charges ranging from weapons trafficking to public corruption....
- Posted April 6, 2014
Senate Democrats keep cash, replace Pro Tem Cup with personal calls to donors
Senate Democrats, who canceled a luxurious annual fundraising event, are keeping the campaign cash and have promised to personally call each of the event sponsors. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and incoming Pro Tem Kevin de...
- Posted April 2, 2014
Sen. Joel Anderson alone in call for State Senate to expel 3 disgraced Democrats
A lone Republican lawmaker is calling on the California State Senate to expel three of its Democratic members that are facing criminal charges. State Senator Joel Anderson, R-Alpine, the lone dissenter in Friday’s vote to suspend with pay...
- Posted March 30, 2014
CA State Senate Scandals: No Special Elections to Fill 2 Vacancies — If They Occur
The California Senate has voted to suspend with pay three of its members, who have been accused of criminal charges ranging from weapons trafficking to public corruption. In defense of the Friday morning vote to suspend and...
- Posted March 28, 2014
Editorial: To separate themselves from Yee, lawmakers should end gun control
This piece is a parody of a Sacramento Bee editorial, “To separate themselves from Calderons, lawmakers should end payday loans.” Legislators of both parties have enabled Sen. Leland Yee while he has campaigned against gun rights, video...
- Posted March 27, 2014
Democrat Derek Cressman Calls for Senate Expulsions
Democratic Secretary of State candidate Derek Cressman is calling on Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and the California State Senate to immediately vote to expel State Senator Leland Yee, D- San Francisco. Yee was arraigned Wednesday...
- Posted March 27, 2014