senate http://kvpr.org en Senate Dems Call For Disgraced Yee To Resign http://kvpr.org/post/senate-dems-call-disgraced-yee-resign <p>Another California State Senator is facing criminal allegations. Katie Orr reports from Sacramento on accusations that surfaced Wednesday against Senator Leland Yee.</p><p>In what the Senate President says sounds like a bad movie, a federal complaint alleges Yee, a Bay Area Democrat, committed wire fraud and gun trafficking. Undercover FBI agents say Yee set up meetings for them on topics ranging from legislation to arms dealing. In return, the agents made contributions to Yee’s Secretary of State campaign.</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:20:17 +0000 Katie Orr - Capital Public Radio 30325 at http://kvpr.org Senate Dems Call For Disgraced Yee To Resign State Senate Majority For Democrats Might Not Change Much http://kvpr.org/post/state-senate-majority-democrats-might-not-change-much <p>This could be the year California Democrats finally reach the goal they’ve long strived for: a two-thirds supermajority in the State Senate. We took a look at that possibility <a href="/post/democrats-hope-two-thirds-supermajority-state-senate">in a report</a> yesterday.</p><p>It turns out people from both parties don’t think Sacramento’s legislative landscape would change that much.&nbsp;And as Ben Adler reports from Sacramento, the biggest impact on next year’s atmosphere at the State Capitol will likely come from something else entirely.</p><p>------</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Ben Adler 6142 at http://kvpr.org State Senate Majority For Democrats Might Not Change Much