“What we seek is transparency. We want to know what’s going on. This is our campus. It’s Californians’ campus. All Californians deserve to know what is going on.”
“To some extent this is our little Watergate in the state of California.”
In response to Yee’s allegations, a spokesperson with the University says no one has been instructed to destroy vital documents on anyone’s behalf. The Palin event is being put on by the nonprofit CSU Stanislaus Foundation. Officials with the foundation say their contract with Palin prevents them from disclosing her speaker’s fee. Yee is pushing legislation that would require groups like the foundation to adhere to the state’s public records laws. He’s also asked the Attorney General to investigate.