Los Angeles Business Journal

Calderon Given a Week to Step Down

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

State Senate leaders said Monday they will give Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) until March 3 to either resign or take a leave of absence, after which he will face a possible Senate vote to suspend him from office, the Los Angeles Times reports. Calderon, who indicted last week on corruption charges and accused of taking $100,000 in bribes, pleaded not guilty in federal court yesterday afternoon.