A federal judge on Wednesday delayed the start of a corruption trial for state Sen.
The order was signed by U.S. District Judge Christina A. Snyder in Los Angeles after federal prosecutors agreed to a delay to allow Calderon’s attorney more time to review evidence in the case, including 280,000 pages of bank records, business records,
The Montebello Democrat faces charges of accepting about $88,000 in bribes in exchange for official action on legislation involving film tax credits and workers' compensation rules.
"The people in his district have zero representation in Sacramento," Anderson said. "That's taxation without representation.''
However, Senate leader
"The constituents of the 30th Senate District are best served by the court's fair and speedy resolution," Williams said.