By Laurel Rosenhall
Published: Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014 – 12:00 am
Last Modified: Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014 – 7:32 am
Democratic state Sen. Rod Wright, sentenced to jail Friday for being convicted of perjury and voting fraud, resigned from the California Senate on Monday but plans to stay on the payroll for one more week.
Wright sent Senate officials a resignation letter Monday stating that he’s stepping down effective Sept. 22.