Roger Hernández orders removal of Republican colleague’s microphone

Assemblyman Roger Hernandez, D-Baldwin Park, would not let Assemblyman Matthew Harper speak at a committee hearing on July n8, 2015. Hernández told sergeants to remove Harper’s microphone. He later apologized. Video courtesy of The California Chan
Assemblyman Roger Hernandez, D-Baldwin Park, would not let Assemblyman Matthew Harper speak at a committee hearing on July n8, 2015. Hernández told sergeants to remove Harper’s microphone. He later apologized. Video courtesy of The California Chan
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Hernández treated lightly in case of legislative bad behavior

July 11, 2016 04:36 PM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.