SACRAMENTO -- While a state Senate panel considers further restrictions on gifts, California lawmakers reported Monday receiving thousands of dollars in sports tickets, meals, amusement park entries and other gifts, many from special interests that lobby state government.
The annual statements of economic interest for 2013 were filed Monday with the state Fair Political Practices Commission and show each state official's financial assets as well as gifts from sources that try to influence the Legislature.
Those reporting gifts include:
The California Latino Caucus Leadership PAC gave Padilla and other members each $373 worth of gifts that included a personalized box, tie and portfolio.
Last month, Senate President Pro Tem
Roth did not report any sports or entertainment tickets. His only gift was a $93 dinner hosted by Gov.