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In The Studio: What's Next For Embattled Kern County Supervisor Leticia Perez?

Aug 16, 2019


In a rare instance of a sitting politician facing criminal charges, Kern County Supervisor Leticia Perez is defending herself against two misdemeanor charges related to a conflict of interest between her position as an elected official and her ties to the marijuana industry. Moderator Kathleen Schock spoke on the phone with Samuel Morgen, a reporter for the Bakersfield Californian who is covering the case, along with CSU Bakersfield professor of political science, Dr. Ivy Cargile.