April 2, 2014 •
California Senate Leaders Cancel Golf Following Suspensions
Democratic legislative leaders are reassessing campaign finance practices and have canceled a lucrative golf fundraiser scheduled for the weekend. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Sen. Kevin de León announced plans to conduct a “vigorous review” of fundraising practices and campaign finance laws following the suspension of Sen.
Leland Yee and two other senators involved in separate criminal investigations.
The senate leaders announced the cancellation of the Pro Tem Cup, an annual golf fundraiser at Torrey Pines in San Diego. Tickets were to benefit the state Democratic Party with a price range from $15,000 to $65,000 per person.
Photo of the California Senate Chamber courtesy of David Monniaux on Wikimedia Commons.
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