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CA State Senator Rod Wright Faces Up to 8 Years in Jail for Lying About Residency

CA State Senator Rod Wright Faces Up to 8 Years in Jail for Lying About Residency
California State Senator Rod Wright was convicted of lying about his place of residency – claiming to live in the district in which he was elected, but actually living outside the area. Sen. Wright faces up to eight years at sentencing.
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Wisconsin State Senator and ALEC Ally Shuts Door on Open Records Requests

Wisconsin State Senator and ALEC Ally Shuts Door on Open Records Requests
After being sued for violating an open records request pertaining to her relationship with the ALEC, Wisconsin State Sen. Leah Vukmir is claiming that she cannot be sued while in office, a motion that could change the face of how politicians deal with open records requests in the future. The move would effectively create a precedent in which a member of the state legislature could not be held accountable for failing or refusing to comply with an open records request.
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Chaz Bolte
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