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Assemblyman goes reclusive after domestic violence allegations

After being placed under a three-year restraining order from his wife over domestic violence allegations and subsequently stripped of his committee assignments, including a chairmanship, Assemblyman Roger Hernandez has become reclusive. First, the West Covina Democrat made his official Twitter

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Assemblyman accused of domestic violence removed from leadership post

Speaker Anthony Rendon on Friday finally took action against a lawmaker accused of domestic violence by removing him from his committee assignments, which included a committee chairmanship. The Paramount Democrat’s move follows a court order for Assemblyman Roger Hernández to stay

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Accusations of political retaliation against a fellow Democrat, as told by Twitter

A bill to expand parental leave was killed in committee Wednesday, leaving the Twitterati to speculate there was an appearance of retaliation by the chairman, Assemblyman Roger Hernández.  The perceived retaliation came two months after the West Covina Democrat was asked

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – June 17

  Assemblymember’s wife worries about retaliation Lawmakers streamline water-to-pot process Garcetti says no to VP gig Pharmaceutical industry sighs relief Another IT failure for the state Good morning. TGIF. The wife of Roger Hernandez — the Democratic Assemblyman from West Covina

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Legislator wants domestic violence, political intimidation denounced equally

Following renewed calls from members of the legislature’s women’s caucus for Assemblyman Roger Hernández to step down amid domestic violence allegations, one legislator is criticizing what she claims is the group’s uneven response on issues, after the group failed to denounce her political

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State meets water conservation goals as drought lingers

Californians are conserving water, but the historic drought still lingers. The state posted its best numbers in December, with statewide water conservation increasing 22 percent, according to the State Water Resources Control Board. By comparison, state water officials said conservation

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