UPDATED: Mike Duvall Resigns From State Assembly
Assemblyman Mike Duvall apparently heeded a powerful call for his resignation.
Several media outlets are reporting that Assemblyman Michael D. Duvall (R-Yorba Linda) has resigned amid the scandal uncovered last night by OC Weekly and KCBS/KCAL about his inadvertent admissions of adultery with a utility lobbyist.
Duvall--vice chairman of the powerful Committee on Utilities & Commerce--trotted onto the state Assembly floor this morning with his game face on. It was the look of a man trying to hide the obvious puffiness under his eyes. When he reached his desk near the front of the room, he plopped his body down hard in the chair, sighed and stole a glance at the press section to his right. It must have been unsettling to see both myself and KCBS reporter Dave Lopez standing there for a second day. I could imagine he was wondering: what's next?
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