Federal agents wheeled boxes out of Sen. Ron Calderon’s Capitol office after dark on Tuesday night and exited through the garage, ending the first such raid in nearly three decades. The agents spent hours in Calderon’s office before leaving with three cardboard boxes and multiple plastic cases, according to the Los Angeles Times.
The FBI also searched the offices of the Legislature’s Latino Caucus. Recent filings show that the Latino Caucus Leadership PAC raised just over $74,000 in campaign contributions in 2013 through the start of May, with the largest coming from the plastic bag manufacturer Hilex Poly, a California real estate political action committee, NBC Universal and the Viejas tribal government, according to the Sacramento Bee. Continue reading