Under fire from the public for providing pay to three suspended state senators, a Senate panel recommended Tuesday that voters be asked to approve a measure allowing future suspensions to be without compensation.
Senate President Pro Tem
"I won't belabor the unfortunate genesis of this bill," Steinberg told the Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee.
The Senate has suspended Democratic Sens.
Yee and Calderon have been hit with federal indictments alleging corruption by accepting payments for favors.
The vote was 4-1, with Republican state Sen.