San Diego Union-Tribune

“Lara intervened in several proceedings ‘involving a company with ties to insurance executives and their spouses who donated tens of thousands of dollars to his re-election campaign.’  The administrative law judges’ rulings Lara involved himself in were in cases involving Applied Underwriters and its subsidiary, California Insurance Co.…this appears to be classic Sacramento pay-to-play sleaze...the nearly 40 million Californians he represents — should be deeply disappointed.”

https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/editorials/story/2019-07-22/lara-insurance-commissioner-interference-applied-underwriters