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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Editorial, Aug. 31, 2016: Political reform is hijacked by sleazy politicslaundered campaign contributions has ironically become a victim of stealth back
Editorial, Aug. 31, 2016: Political reform is hijacked by sleazy politics
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted yesterday
laundered campaign contributions has ironically become a victim of stealth backroom manipulation. Consequently, the state Fair Political Practices Commission officially opposes AB 700, which had been touted as a toughening of the state’s reporting... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Northstate Sheriffs fight uphill battle against gun propositionthe campaign, California’s Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, has the financial
Northstate Sheriffs fight uphill battle against gun proposition
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
the campaign, California’s Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, has the financial backing. According to the California Fair Political Practices Commission, more than $3.5 million has been contributed to support Proposition 63. More than $1.1... Read more
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The Valley Chronicle
Hemet: Weak coaches = losing teamof prominent community leaders a few weeks earlier you announced that the Chron
Hemet: Weak coaches = losing team
The Valley Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
of prominent community leaders a few weeks earlier you announced that the Chronicle is "under investigation" by the FPPC (Fair Political Practices Commission). Send your evidence and we'll publish it. We have nothing to hide. We also welcome a... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Sandhu out of Lathrop mayor raceany further appeal to get his name on the ballot. Sandhu and Dhaliwal have som
Sandhu out of Lathrop mayor race
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
any further appeal to get his name on the ballot. Sandhu and Dhaliwal have some history. A complaint lodged by the Fair Political Practices Commission – the California organization that monitors campaign finance and compliance – found that... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sacramento's new 'slush funds': Ballot measure committeesa campaign finance expert at Loyola Law School. "They're using these committees
Sacramento's new 'slush funds': Ballot measure committees
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
a campaign finance expert at Loyola Law School. "They're using these committees to legally exploit the law." California's Fair Political Practices Commission agreed there was a problem, and in 2004 it tried to impose restrictions on candidates'... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Ballot measure committees build ‘slush funds’a campaign finance expert at Loyola Law School. “They’re using these committees
Ballot measure committees build ‘slush funds’
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 10 days ago
a campaign finance expert at Loyola Law School. “They’re using these committees to legally exploit the law.” California’s Fair Political Practices Commission agreed there was a problem, and in 2004 it tried to impose restrictions on candidates’... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sacramento's new 'slush funds': Ballot measure committeesa campaign finance expert at Loyola Law School. "They're using these committees
Sacramento's new 'slush funds': Ballot measure committees
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
a campaign finance expert at Loyola Law School. "They're using these committees to legally exploit the law." California's Fair Political Practices Commission agreed there was a problem, and in 2004 it tried to impose restrictions on candidates'... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Signature issue may force Sandu off Nov. 8 ballot2012 race – which was marked by a bitter campaign between Dhaliwal and Santos.
Signature issue may force Sandu off Nov. 8 ballot
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
2012 race – which was marked by a bitter campaign between Dhaliwal and Santos. Sandhu reportedly turned in Dhaliwal to the Fair Political Practices Commission in 2014 for improper campaign finance handlings and ended up getting his campaign, but... Read more
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The Mercury News
Coliseum commissioner fined $5k for illegal donations to Desley BrooksDesley Brooks has agreed to pay the state $5,000 for laundering donations to Br
Coliseum commissioner fined $5k for illegal donations to Desley Brooks
The Mercury News / Posted 23 days ago
Desley Brooks has agreed to pay the state $5,000 for laundering donations to Brooks' 2014 campaign, the state's Fair Political Practices Commission said Monday. Aaron Goodwin, CEO of Goodwin Sports Management, made a contribution of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
State political watchdog group fines Oakland donor $5KColiseum Authority, illegally donated $1,400 to the “Friends of Desley Brooks”
State political watchdog group fines Oakland donor $5K
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
Coliseum Authority, illegally donated $1,400 to the “Friends of Desley Brooks” committee in December of 2013, the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission said Monday. Goodwin circumvented Oakland’s $700 campaign contribution limit by... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
State political watchdog group fines Oakland donor $5KColiseum Authority, illegally donated $1,400 to the “Friends of Desley Brooks”
State political watchdog group fines Oakland donor $5K
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 23 days ago
Coliseum Authority, illegally donated $1,400 to the “Friends of Desley Brooks” committee in December of 2013, the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission said Monday. Goodwin circumvented Oakland’s $700 campaign contribution limit by... Read more
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Orange County Register
Political practices commission investigating D.A. Rackauckas following watchdog's complaintcomes in response to a complaint that Orange County political watchdog Shirley
Political practices commission investigating D.A. Rackauckas following watchdog's complaint
Orange County Register / Posted 25 days ago
comes in response to a complaint that Orange County political watchdog Shirley Grindle filed on June 24 with the California Fair Political Practices Commission. “We are working with the FPPC to answer any questions they have in regard to this... Read more
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The Signal
Trump’s top donor helped develop Santa Clarita neighborhoods1992, Geoffrey Palmer and G.H. Palmer Associates agreed to pay a $30,000 fine f
Trump’s top donor helped develop Santa Clarita neighborhoods
The Signal / Posted 26 days ago
1992, Geoffrey Palmer and G.H. Palmer Associates agreed to pay a $30,000 fine for money laundering after the state Fair Political Practices Commission accused them of using employees to funnel campaign contributions to the Southern... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
The Big 5: California’s top political donorsHe’s known as a Republican sugar daddy, who helped take down Democrats’ two-thi
The Big 5: California’s top political donors
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
He’s known as a Republican sugar daddy, who helped take down Democrats’ two-thirds majority in the Legislature. The Fair Political Practices Commission, the state’s political watchdog, is investigating allegations that Munger’s independent... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
See who spent the most lobbying California lawmakers this springare currently not required to explain and can include funds spent on things lik
See who spent the most lobbying California lawmakers this spring
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 28 days ago
are currently not required to explain and can include funds spent on things like advertising and grassroots campaigns. The Fair Political Practices Commission recently voted to change the reporting requirements and force lobbyists to details... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego Revises Policy On City-Owned Tickets To Petco Park, Qualcomm Eventshe said. While a public speaker criticized the use of event tickets for politi
San Diego Revises Policy On City-Owned Tickets To Petco Park, Qualcomm Events
KPBS San Diego / Posted 29 days ago
he said. While a public speaker criticized the use of event tickets for political benefits, the executive director of the city's Ethics Commission, Stacey Fulhorst, said the amendments meet the guidelines of the Fair Political Practices Commis... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
How A Foreign National Could Fund An American Campaignfor reform from many sides. Here at home it’s not as easy to keep money dark,
How A Foreign National Could Fund An American Campaign
KPBS San Diego / Posted 29 days ago
for reform from many sides. Here at home it’s not as easy to keep money dark, thanks to the stricter rules of California’s Fair Political Practices Commission, which, Strabone said, is more pro-active than the FEC and requires more disclosure of... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California finance watchdog probes lawmaker's campaign fundscoordinating with an independent campaign committee. The Los Angeles Times htt
California finance watchdog probes lawmaker's campaign funds
The Record Searchlight / Posted 30 days ago
coordinating with an independent campaign committee. The Los Angeles Times http://lat.ms/2aLpErw reports that the Fair Political Practices Commission probe concerns whether Assemblyman David Hadley was wrongfully working with a political... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Port Hueneme councilman launches online legal defense effortpersonal recriminations. Sharkey, a member of the City Council for 22 years, w
Port Hueneme councilman launches online legal defense effort
Ventura County Star / Posted 1 months ago
personal recriminations. Sharkey, a member of the City Council for 22 years, was fined $3,000 last week by the California Fair Political Practices Commission for voting on budget allocations to improve two parks near a condominium he owns. The... Read more

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