Did Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin break the law? The City of Fresno is refusing to release the public records that could answer that question.
During the past few months, the mayor has participated in the search for a replacement for outgoing Fresno State president John Welty. On May 3, the five-member Trustees’ Selection Committee for President of CSU Fresno met in closed session at the LAX Marriot Hotel with a 13-member advisory committee that included Swearengin and other Central Valley leaders.
Local media have described the secretive nature of the presidential selection process. “So far, the search for Welty’s successor has been kept hush-hush,” the Fresno Bee’s Michael Krikorian pointed out on May 21. “There was one public meeting, on the Fresno State campus… Read More