Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, left, and Jose Mendoza prepare to drive away in a Toyota Prius on the west steps of the Capitol on May 27, 2015.
Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, left, and Jose Mendoza prepare to drive away in a Toyota Prius on the west steps of the Capitol on May 27, 2015. Randall Benton The Sacramento Bee file
Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, left, and Jose Mendoza prepare to drive away in a Toyota Prius on the west steps of the Capitol on May 27, 2015. Randall Benton The Sacramento Bee file