In this Jan. 3, 2018 file photo, Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, stands at his desk after announcing that he will take a month-long leave of absence while an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him are completed during the opening day of the Senate in Sacramento, Calif. Documents released Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, by the California Legislature show four current lawmakers faced sexual misconduct complaints since 2006. The documents outline complaints against Democratic Assemblywoman Autumn Burke of Los Angeles, Republican Assemblyman Travis Allen of Huntington Beach, Democratic Sen. Tony Mendoza of Artesia and Democratic Sen. Bob Hertzberg of Van Nuys.
In this Jan. 3, 2018 file photo, Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, stands at his desk after announcing that he will take a month-long leave of absence while an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him are completed during the opening day of the Senate in Sacramento, Calif. Documents released Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, by the California Legislature show four current lawmakers faced sexual misconduct complaints since 2006. The documents outline complaints against Democratic Assemblywoman Autumn Burke of Los Angeles, Republican Assemblyman Travis Allen of Huntington Beach, Democratic Sen. Tony Mendoza of Artesia and Democratic Sen. Bob Hertzberg of Van Nuys. STEVE YEATER AP
In this Jan. 3, 2018 file photo, Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, stands at his desk after announcing that he will take a month-long leave of absence while an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him are completed during the opening day of the Senate in Sacramento, Calif. Documents released Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, by the California Legislature show four current lawmakers faced sexual misconduct complaints since 2006. The documents outline complaints against Democratic Assemblywoman Autumn Burke of Los Angeles, Republican Assemblyman Travis Allen of Huntington Beach, Democratic Sen. Tony Mendoza of Artesia and Democratic Sen. Bob Hertzberg of Van Nuys. STEVE YEATER AP
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