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Palo Alto Weekly
Assembly candidate submits murky donor reportsthe primary and general elections. The maximum $4,200 amount is enforced only f
Assembly candidate submits murky donor reports
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 20 hours ago
the primary and general elections. The maximum $4,200 amount is enforced only for each election, according to rules by the Fair Political Practices Commission. But for Chang's campaign, the rub is that donors writing two checks totaling $8,400 to... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Assembly candidate submits murky donor reportsthe primary and general elections. The maximum $4,200 amount is enforced only f
Assembly candidate submits murky donor reports
Mountain View Voice / Posted yesterday
the primary and general elections. The maximum $4,200 amount is enforced only for each election, according to rules by the Fair Political Practices Commission. But for Chang's campaign, the rub is that donors writing two checks totaling $8,400 to... Read more
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Orange County Register
More politics than oversightsupervisors will appoint people who closely monitor them? We see the limits of
More politics than oversight
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
supervisors will appoint people who closely monitor them? We see the limits of this approach at the state level, where the Fair Political Practices Commission oversees statewide campaign finances and ethics. Because the FPPC doesn’t monitor local... Read more
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The Signal
Strickland agrees to $40,000 fine for campaign violationviolating campaign finance laws in 2010, according to a settlement reached with
Strickland agrees to $40,000 fine for campaign violation
The Signal / Posted 3 days ago
violating campaign finance laws in 2010, according to a settlement reached with state regulators Thursday. The California Fair Political Practices Commission approved the agreement, which Strickland and his campaign treasurer signed. The... Read more
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The Mercury News
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign lawfinance laws during his own campaign six years ago. Former state Sen. Tony Str
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign law
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. Former state Sen. Tony Strickland signed an agreement with the Fair Political Practices Commission acknowledging he funneled campaign funds through local Republican Party committees. The... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign lawcampaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state s
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign law
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
campaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state senator signed an agreement with the Fair Political Practices Commission acknowledging he funneled campaign funds through local Republican Party committees, the... Read more
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The News-Times
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign lawcampaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state s
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign law
The News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
campaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state senator signed an agreement with the Fair Political Practices Commission acknowledging he funneled campaign funds through local Republican Party committees, the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign lawfinance laws during his own campaign six years ago. Former state Sen. Tony Str
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign law
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. Former state Sen. Tony Strickland signed an agreement with the Fair Political Practices Commission acknowledging he funneled campaign funds through local Republican Party committees. The... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign lawcampaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state s
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign law
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
campaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state senator signed an agreement with the Fair Political Practices Commission acknowledging he funneled campaign funds through local Republican Party committees, the... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign lawcampaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state s
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign law
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
campaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state senator signed an agreement with the Fair Political Practices Commission acknowledging he funneled campaign funds through local Republican Party committees, the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign lawcampaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state s
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign law
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
campaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state senator signed an agreement with the Fair Political Practices Commission acknowledging he funneled campaign funds through local Republican Party committees, the... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign lawcampaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state s
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign law
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 4 days ago
campaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state senator signed an agreement with the Fair Political Practices Commission acknowledging he funneled campaign funds through local Republican Party committees, the... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign lawcampaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state s
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign law
The New Canaan News / Posted 4 days ago
campaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state senator signed an agreement with the Fair Political Practices Commission acknowledging he funneled campaign funds through local Republican Party committees, the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign lawcampaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state s
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign law
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
campaign finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. The former state senator signed an agreement with the Fair Political Practices Commission acknowledging he funneled campaign funds through local Republican Party committees, the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign lawfinance laws during his own campaign six years ago. Former state Sen. Tony Str
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign law
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. Former state Sen. Tony Strickland signed an agreement with the Fair Political Practices Commission acknowledging he funneled campaign funds through local Republican Party committees. The... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign lawfinance laws during his own campaign six years ago. Former state Sen. Tony Str
Trump fundraiser admits to violating California campaign law
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
finance laws during his own campaign six years ago. Former state Sen. Tony Strickland signed an agreement with the Fair Political Practices Commission acknowledging he funneled campaign funds through local Republican Party committees. The... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Strickland admits guilt, agrees to $40,000 finethat he arranged for supporters to bypass voter-approved contribution limits du
Strickland admits guilt, agrees to $40,000 fine
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
that he arranged for supporters to bypass voter-approved contribution limits during his 2010 race for state controller. A Fair Political Practices Commission investigation found that Strickland routed $65,000 in illegal contributions from three... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Tony Strickland pays $40k to resolve money laundering caseThe state Fair Political Practices Commission on Thursday approved a settlement
Tony Strickland pays $40k to resolve money laundering case
Ventura County Star / Posted 4 days ago
The state Fair Political Practices Commission on Thursday approved a settlement in which former state Sen. Tony Strickland, R-Moorpark, paid $40,000 in penalties to resolve charges that he laundered money in his failed 2010 campaign for state... Read more
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examiner.com
Complaint alleges Lovingood failed to report contribution from Lewis HomesAnother ethics complaint has been filed with the Fair Political Practices Commi
Complaint alleges Lovingood failed to report contribution from Lewis Homes
examiner.com / Posted 8 days ago
Another ethics complaint has been filed with the Fair Political Practices Commission and the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Public Integrity Unit against San Bernardino County First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood. According to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Darrell Steinberg says he’s ‘all in’ to become Sacramento mayorspokesman, Jason Kinney, responded that it was a political stunt “born of despe
Darrell Steinberg says he’s ‘all in’ to become Sacramento mayor
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
spokesman, Jason Kinney, responded that it was a political stunt “born of desperation.” He said that a Fair Political Practices Commission attorney determined in 2010 that Jerry Brown could use similar funds from his attorney... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Ashby sues Steinberg over mayoral campaign fundsfacts.” In the suit, Ashby's campaign points to the case of former state Sen.
Ashby sues Steinberg over mayoral campaign funds
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 10 days ago
facts.” In the suit, Ashby's campaign points to the case of former state Sen. Dean Florez, who was fined $247,000 by the Fair Political Practices Commission in 2013. “They levied the max penalty against a state elected official who did exactly... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Ashby sues Sacramento rival Steinberg over ‘illegal’ campaign cashgeneral election race for attorney general. The suit cites the case of former
Ashby sues Sacramento rival Steinberg over ‘illegal’ campaign cash
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
general election race for attorney general. The suit cites the case of former state Sen. Dean Florez, who was fined by the Fair Political Practices Commission in 2013 for not returning $247,000 in general election contributions he had raised for a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Brown vetoes bill requiring advocates for state contracts to registercontracts. The measure pitted state lawmakers, who called it a needed source of
Brown vetoes bill requiring advocates for state contracts to register
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
contracts. The measure pitted state lawmakers, who called it a needed source of transparency, against the California Fair Political Practices Commission, which would have had to enforce a law the it called confusing and ineffective. In past... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Tony Strickland named California chair of new Trump super PACto be the Democratic nominee. Strickland was named the California chairman of
Tony Strickland named California chair of new Trump super PAC
Ventura County Star / Posted 10 days ago
to be the Democratic nominee. Strickland was named the California chairman of the super PAC the same week the California Fair Political Practices Commission said he faces $80,000 in fines for allegedly laundering campaign money in his failed 2010... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
EDC judicial race a heated political battlepolitical contributions. Ashlee Titus, an attorney with a law firm out of Sacr
EDC judicial race a heated political battle
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 11 days ago
political contributions. Ashlee Titus, an attorney with a law firm out of Sacramento, on May 10 filed a complaint with the Fair Political Practices Commission on behalf of Roland Tiemann who wants to unseat Nelson Brooks. The document alleges... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAaccused of violating campaign finance rules during his last mayoral campaign in
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 12 days ago
accused of violating campaign finance rules during his last mayoral campaign in a recent complaint filed with the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission May 11. The complaint, authored by SLO County resident Kevin P. Rice, alleges that... Read more
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The Mercury News
Gordon: Lobbyists for California procurement contracts should have to registerlobbying. AB 1200 now sits on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk awaiting a signature. In
Gordon: Lobbyists for California procurement contracts should have to register
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
lobbying. AB 1200 now sits on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk awaiting a signature. In the interests of full disclosure, the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) recommended a veto, claiming, in short, that AB 1200 wouldn't be effective and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Closed-door talks at key California panels under scrutinybe allowed to entertain private conversations at all. “It should be justified,
Closed-door talks at key California panels under scrutiny
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
be allowed to entertain private conversations at all. “It should be justified,” said Jodi Remke, the chairwoman of the Fair Political Practices Commission. “It should be limited and it should be understood why we even need to have it.” Other... Read more
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examiner.com
Lovingood uses county email for political endorsement, ethics complaint filedSenate, which in turn could bring political favor for Lovingood. That endorseme
Lovingood uses county email for political endorsement, ethics complaint filed
examiner.com / Posted 13 days ago
Senate, which in turn could bring political favor for Lovingood. That endorsement triggered a third complaint with the Fair Political Practices Commission and the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office Public Integrity Unit. Angela... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Tony Strickland faces $80,000 in fines from state watchdog agencyFormer state senator Tony Strickland faces $80,000 in fines from the California
Tony Strickland faces $80,000 in fines from state watchdog agency
Ventura County Star / Posted 13 days ago
Former state senator Tony Strickland faces $80,000 in fines from the California Fair Political Practices Commission for allegedly laundering campaign money in his 2010 bid for California state controller, the commission said this week. Strickland,... Read more
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The Signal
Strickland faces $80,000 fine for money launderingFormer state Sen. Tony Strickland faces $80,000 in proposed fines after the Fai
Strickland faces $80,000 fine for money laundering
The Signal / Posted 14 days ago
Former state Sen. Tony Strickland faces $80,000 in proposed fines after the Fair Political Practices Commission found probable cause that he was involved in money laundering during his unsuccessful campaign for state controller in 2010. Strickland... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Former California GOP lawmaker faces $80,000 campaign finea former state lawmaker for allegedly funneling money to his campaign through c
Former California GOP lawmaker faces $80,000 campaign fine
KTVN Reno / Posted 14 days ago
a former state lawmaker for allegedly funneling money to his campaign through county Republican Party committees. The Fair Political Practices Commission announced the proposed penalty against Tony Strickland on Monday. The FPPC's enforcement... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Former California GOP lawmaker faces $80,000 campaign finea former state lawmaker for allegedly funneling money to his campaign through c
Former California GOP lawmaker faces $80,000 campaign fine
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 days ago
a former state lawmaker for allegedly funneling money to his campaign through county Republican Party committees. The Fair Political Practices Commission announced the proposed penalty against Tony Strickland on Monday. The FPPC's enforcement... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Former California lawmaker Tony Strickland faces $80,000 FPPC fineFormer legislator Tony Strickland faces up to $80,000 in fines from the Fair Po
Former California lawmaker Tony Strickland faces $80,000 FPPC fine
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
Former legislator Tony Strickland faces up to $80,000 in fines from the Fair Political Practices Commission for laundering money to a campaign fund supporting his failed bid for state controller. Strickland served in the California Legislature for... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento County supervisor’s ethics case remains unresolved 2 years laterSupervisor Susan Peters violated ethics rules by voting on Mather projects near
Sacramento County supervisor’s ethics case remains unresolved 2 years later
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
Supervisor Susan Peters violated ethics rules by voting on Mather projects near property she owns. In July 2014, the Fair Political Practices Commission started looking at Peters’ votes on projects at the former Mather Air Force Base, where... Read more
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examiner.com
Commentary: Lovingood’s relationship with Victorville officials becoming cleareroffice. We found that out only after former Victorville Councilwoman Angela Val
Commentary: Lovingood’s relationship with Victorville officials becoming clearer
examiner.com / Posted 17 days ago
office. We found that out only after former Victorville Councilwoman Angela Valles filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission and the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Public Integrity Unit alleging that... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
While Sacramento cheers, some Seattle fans jeersecretly donated $100,000 to a local group that tried to kill the deal. Hansen
While Sacramento cheers, some Seattle fans jeer
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
secretly donated $100,000 to a local group that tried to kill the deal. Hansen later was fined $50,000 by the California Fair Political Practices Commission for failing to file a campaign statement. So, OK, he apologized and paid the fine. I... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Cupertino Barry Chang mayor: Apple ‘abuses us’ by not paying taxes – MacDailyNewsoccupation and employer information for 35 individual contributors, according t
Cupertino Barry Chang mayor: Apple ‘abuses us’ by not paying taxes – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 19 days ago
occupation and employer information for 35 individual contributors, according to a proposed settlement the California Fair Political Practices Commission released Monday,” Giwargis reported. “Chang also failed to report occupation and employer... Read more
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Orange County Register
Measure A panel would enforce O.C. ethics statutesbe by someone other than the elected officials themselves. The state can’t per
Measure A panel would enforce O.C. ethics statutes
Orange County Register / Posted 19 days ago
be by someone other than the elected officials themselves. The state can’t perform this function because the California Fair Political Practices Commission enforces only state ethics laws, not local ordinances. Over the past number of years,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Mark Farrell sues SF over $191,000 election-law fineand focus on homelessness, and he is widely expected to run for mayor someday.
Mark Farrell sues SF over $191,000 election-law fine
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
and focus on homelessness, and he is widely expected to run for mayor someday. Reilly filed a complaint with the state Fair Political Practices Commission after her upset loss, charging that Farrell and his campaign consultant, Chris Lee, had... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Ojai hires records managerthe Civil Service Commission, Shaw was responsible for preparing agendas and mi
Ojai hires records manager
Ventura County Star / Posted 19 days ago
the Civil Service Commission, Shaw was responsible for preparing agendas and minutes of commission and committee meetings, Fair Political Practices Commission filings, commission appointments and elections, records management, public records... Read more
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examiner.com
Lovingood amends conflict of interest forms; validates Valles’ complaintsfiled by one of his opponents, Angela Valles, regarding his conflicts of intere
Lovingood amends conflict of interest forms; validates Valles’ complaints
examiner.com / Posted 20 days ago
filed by one of his opponents, Angela Valles, regarding his conflicts of interests. Valles filed two complaints with the Fair Political Practices Commission and the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Public Integrity Unit alleging... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
City Website Directed Readers To Faulconer Campaign PageSan Diego website link that directed viewers to his campaign Facebook account,
City Website Directed Readers To Faulconer Campaign Page
KPBS San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
San Diego website link that directed viewers to his campaign Facebook account, according to a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission that was reported Monday. According to the mayor's office, the link was an error that... Read more
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The Mercury News
'Better BART' website straddles line between education, advocacysay "vote for" or "support" or "cast your ballot," with regard to a specific me
'Better BART' website straddles line between education, advocacy
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
say "vote for" or "support" or "cast your ballot," with regard to a specific measure or candidate, according to the state's Fair Political Practices Commission. But everything else falls into much grayer territory, said Jessica Levinson, president... Read more
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East Bay Express
Oakland Official Handling Coal Controversy Personally Invested in Fossil Fuelsthis time I do not have any financial interest that would require me to declare
Oakland Official Handling Coal Controversy Personally Invested in Fossil Fuels
East Bay Express / Posted 21 days ago
this time I do not have any financial interest that would require me to declare a potential conflict of interest under the [Fair Political Practices Commission] Conflict of Interest regulations," Cappio wrote in an email to the Express. But the No... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jerry Brown gets bill for registration of state contract advocatessaid Assemblyman Richard Gordon, D-Menlo Park. Legislators passed the bill 72-
Jerry Brown gets bill for registration of state contract advocates
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
said Assemblyman Richard Gordon, D-Menlo Park. Legislators passed the bill 72-0, overriding objections of the California Fair Political Practices Commission. The agency, which tracks political spending and would need to implement the law, said... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Palm Springs City Council member talks about FPPC investigationEarlier this month, Eloise Mohsin filed a complaint to the Fair Political Pract
Palm Springs City Council member talks about FPPC investigation
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 25 days ago
Earlier this month, Eloise Mohsin filed a complaint to the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) about the financial earnings of Palm Springs City Council Member Chris Mills. Mohsin said in her complaint, she pointed out Planning Commission... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Fair Political Practices Commission investigates Palm Springs City Council MemberAnother scandal rocks Palm Springs City Hall. KESQ has learned the Fair Politic
Fair Political Practices Commission investigates Palm Springs City Council Member
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 26 days ago
Another scandal rocks Palm Springs City Hall. KESQ has learned the Fair Political Practices Commission has begun an investigation into another member of the Palm Springs City Council. This time they are looking into some of the financial earnings of... Read more
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Orange County Register
FPPC to investigate Supervisor Andrew Do's county-funded mailersThe state’s Fair Political Practices Commission has launched an investigation i
FPPC to investigate Supervisor Andrew Do's county-funded mailers
Orange County Register / Posted 28 days ago
The state’s Fair Political Practices Commission has launched an investigation into the legality of several county-funded mailers that Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do sent to thousands of people earlier this year. The inquiry comes in response to... Read more
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Raw Story
California coastal regulator fined for conflict of interest in SeaWorld casepurchased 500 shares of SeaWorld stock in January of 2015 for her personal reti
California coastal regulator fined for conflict of interest in SeaWorld case
Raw Story / Posted 1 months ago
purchased 500 shares of SeaWorld stock in January of 2015 for her personal retirement account, according to the California Fair Political Practices Commission. “When I discovered the purchase, the stock was sold and the facts were reported,” Cox... Read more
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