State Sen. Leland Yee was stripped of his post as assistant president after voting against the budget. Connie Conway lost her post as Assembly Republican Caucus chairwoman.
By Anthony York, Los Angeles Times
October 20, 2010
Reporting from Sacramento —
State Sen. Leland Yee (D- San Francisco) and Assemblywoman Connie Conway (R-Tulare) are among the casualties of the protracted state budget crisis.
Yee was stripped of his post as assistant president pro tem by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D- Sacramento) this week. Yee subsequently issued an open letter to Steinberg saying the move was retribution for Yee’s failure to vote in favor of the budget.
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