FBI searches lawmaker offices
June 4, 2013
Offices of a Democratic state senator and the Legislature’s Latino Caucus were raided Tuesday by agents of the FBI armed with search warrants. (Sacramento Bee)
Federal officials declined to identify the purpose of the search, which centered on the Capitol office of Sen. Ron Calderon of Montebello. He represents the 30th Senate district.
Calderon is from a political family, and chairs the Senate insurance committee as well as a special Senate committee on film and the television industry. He wrote a successful bill last year extending a tax credit program for film producers.
The Latino Legislative Caucus has come under recent attention from investigators for refusing to identify donors to a nonprofit.