California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin De Leónis
facing another scandalous issue.
letter from Sen. Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) spelled out an
appalling episode, in which several fruit growers whom Hall
allegedly threatened, on the eve of his confirmation hearing to the
Agricultural Labor Relations Board.
Vidak said he personally heard from several witnesses that on
the eve of his confirmation hearing before the Senate Rules
committee, that ALRB Commissioner Isadore Hall, “in an
obscenity-laced tirade, threatened to use his position to ‘get’
several farmers who oppose his confirmation. The incident
occurred at the Hyatt on February 28,” Vidak wrote.
Feb. 28 was the date of the California Fresh Fruit
Association Annual Government Relations Trip in Sacramento. In
the evening, many of the members met in the bar at the Hyatt, where
they were confronted by former Senator Hall.
I also heard about Hall’s “obscenity-laced tirade.” I was told
Hall said, “Are you… Read More