California Update for Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Jan 3, 2018

The California State Senate
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• The state Senate left a female Fellow in the Sen. Tony Mendoza’s office for six weeks after receiving a sexual misconduct complaint. It’s the latest concern—but far from the only one—of critics who question the HR credentials of Senate leadership.

Find Ben Adler's full investigation HERE.

The new state rule doesn't ban all incandescent light bulbs, but establishes such high energy standards that they won't be able to compete.

• Light bulbs dating back to the time of Thomas Edison will begin to fade away in the new year. A new state regulation essentially makes them obsolete.

Today's reporting by Ben Adler and Ezra David Romero.