Politics & Government

June 2, 2011

California lawmakers quietly shelve bills that police their behavior

Numerous bills to crack down on California lawmakers have been shelved quietly by the Legislature in recent weeks. Casualties included proposals to bar middle-of-the-night legislative sessions, to restrict lawmakers from receiving pay for serving on state boards within four years of leaving office, and to require annual disclosure by public officials of their pay, benefits, travel and other compensation.

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