California lawmakers go back to work as coronavirus lingers
Last updated 5/3/2020 at 9:37pm
SACRAMENTO (AP) — California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon is calling lawmakers back to the Capitol on Monday, restarting a legislative session interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, even as a handful of lawmakers plan to stay home for fear of contracting or spreading the disease.
But it won't be business as usual for California's full-time Legislature after lawmakers agreed to their first sustained unscheduled work stoppage in 158 years. They will be limited to having just one staff person with them, and nurses will check their temperatures at the door, amo...