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Should California lawmakers be allowed to work a second job?

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A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento.
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A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento.

The suspension last month of three Democrats from the California Senate has put a new focus on ethics inside the capitol. Lawmakers have proposed dozens of new bills, and staffers have taken more ethics training.

The suspension last month of three Democrats from the California Senate has put a new focus on ethics inside the capitol. Lawmakers have proposed dozens of new bills, and staffers have taken more ethics training.

There's one issue hardly anyone is talking about: four-in-10 state lawmakers have some sort of outside job or income. The California Report's Scott Detrow looks at the potential conflicts of interest. 

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