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Should California lawmakers be allowed to work a second job?

by Scott Detrow, The California Report | Take Two

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A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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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