U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
Senate GOP leader submits resolution to suspend state Sen. Yee

SACRAMENTO — Senate Republican leader Robert Huff of Diamond Bar said Thursday he has introduced a resolution calling for the immediate suspension of Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) a day after Yee was arrested by the FBI on public corruption charges. The resolution comes a day after Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) called on Yee to resign or face a Senate vote to be suspended with pay.  “We need to act decisively in order to begin restoring the public’s trust,” Huff said in a statement. “Sen. Yee’s indictment details intolerable actions of public corruption,” Huff said. He also called on the Senate Rules...