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San Francisco Chronicle
California panel changes donor rule as Democrat faces recallwith a controversial change to a campaign finance rule that will help a Democra
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
with a controversial change to a campaign finance rule that will help a Democratic state senator facing a recall. The Fair Political Practices Commission voted 3-1 Thursday to adopt the change, which was requested by a lawyer for Senate... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
California panel changes donor rule as Democrat faces recallwith a controversial change to a campaign finance rule that will help a Democra
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
with a controversial change to a campaign finance rule that will help a Democratic state senator facing a recall. The Fair Political Practices Commission voted 3-1 Thursday to adopt the change, which was requested by a lawyer for Senate... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California panel changes donor rule as Democrat faces recallwith a controversial change to a campaign finance rule that will help a Democra
KTVN Reno / Posted 6 days ago
with a controversial change to a campaign finance rule that will help a Democratic state senator facing a recall. The Fair Political Practices Commission voted 3-1 Thursday to formally adopt the change requested by a lawyer for Senate... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California panel changes donor rule as Democrat faces recallwith a controversial change to a campaign finance rule that will help a Democra
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 6 days ago
with a controversial change to a campaign finance rule that will help a Democratic state senator facing a recall. The Fair Political Practices Commission voted 3-1 Thursday to formally adopt the change requested by a lawyer for Senate... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Democrat gets break on campaign finance ruleto help Democratic Sen. Josh Newman fight a recall election. A lawyer for Sena
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
to help Democratic Sen. Josh Newman fight a recall election. A lawyer for Senate Democrats first appeared at a California Fair Political Practices Commission meeting in June to ask the agency to reconsider its 15-year-old opinion that state... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California poised to adopt campaign rule that would help Democratic senatorbest hope of a leg up in fighting the recall of Sen. Josh Newman may be Califor
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
best hope of a leg up in fighting the recall of Sen. Josh Newman may be California’s political ethics watchdog. The Fair Political Practices Commission will vote Thursday on whether to reverse a longstanding rule that limits how much money... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Ross Johnson, remembered“Kudos to champ of transparency.” Sen. Ross Johnson has died. Ross Johnson has
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
“Kudos to champ of transparency.” Sen. Ross Johnson has died. Ross Johnson has served Californians well as chairman of the Fair Political Practices Commission. His tenure is coming to a close much too soon. Johnson announced last week that he must... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Ross Johnson, former GOP leader, campaign finance reformer, dies at 77was forced out of the Legislature by term limits in 2004. When Gov. Arnold Schw
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
was forced out of the Legislature by term limits in 2004. When Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed him to head the Fair Political Practices Commission in 2007, Johnson soon suggested Schwarzenegger’s idea to ban fundraising during budget... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Ethics commissioner’s blunder could turn watchdog into a partisan Democratic toolIn March, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla appointed Brian Hatch to t
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
In March, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla appointed Brian Hatch to the Fair Political Practices Commission, the agency that interprets the Political Reform Act and enforces election law. For 40 years, Hatch was a Capitol lobbyist for... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Campaign watchdog met Democratic lawyer before changing rulea longstanding precedent that would have limited fundraising by a Democratic la
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
a longstanding precedent that would have limited fundraising by a Democratic lawmaker facing a recall, records show. The Fair Political Practices Commission approved the change at a meeting last month, rejecting its own lawyers' legal analysis... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Campaign watchdog met Democratic lawyer before changing ruleto overturn a longstanding precedent that would have limited fundraising by a D
KTVN Reno / Posted 14 days ago
to overturn a longstanding precedent that would have limited fundraising by a Democratic senator facing a recall. The Fair Political Practices Commission gave initial approval to the change in July, rejecting its own lawyers' analysis and... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Campaign watchdog met Democratic lawyer before changing ruleto overturn a longstanding precedent that would have limited fundraising by a D
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 14 days ago
to overturn a longstanding precedent that would have limited fundraising by a Democratic senator facing a recall. The Fair Political Practices Commission gave initial approval to the change in July, rejecting its own lawyers' analysis and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump’s America: White, privileged and playing the victim card. And North Koreato recall Sen. Josh Newman, D-Fullerton, has managed to tarnish the integrity o
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
to recall Sen. Josh Newman, D-Fullerton, has managed to tarnish the integrity of the state’s campaign finance watchdog, the Fair Political Practices Commission. Miami Herald: The search for a new Miami Dolphins quarterback was not about Colin... Read more
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The Mercury News
FPPC cites Contra Costa supervisor’s election committeescampaign committees would be fined $14,000 for filing violations under an enfor
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
campaign committees would be fined $14,000 for filing violations under an enforcement settlement proposed by the state Fair Political Practices Commission. The stipulated agreement will go before the full commission at its Aug. 17... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Agency: Santa Monica hotel facing fine for hiding donationsdevelopment battle, the state's campaign finance watchdog said Monday. It's th
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
development battle, the state's campaign finance watchdog said Monday. It's the second-largest fine in the history of the Fair Political Practices Commission, spokesman Jay Wierenga said. The Huntley Hotel has acknowledged in a settlement that it... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Santa Monica hotel charged $310K fine for concealing givingdonations to local political candidates in 2012 and 2014 during a contentious d
KTVN Reno / Posted 16 days ago
donations to local political candidates in 2012 and 2014 during a contentious development battle. A spokesman for the Fair Political Practices Commission says it's the second largest fine in the watchdog's history. The Huntley Hotel has... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Santa Monica hotel charged $310K fine for concealing givingdonations to local political candidates in 2012 and 2014 during a contentious d
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 16 days ago
donations to local political candidates in 2012 and 2014 during a contentious development battle. A spokesman for the Fair Political Practices Commission says it's the second largest fine in the watchdog's history. The Huntley Hotel has... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Hotel that reimbursed workers for campaign contributions faces $310,000 state finefunneling money to city council candidates in hopes of preserving the property’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
funneling money to city council candidates in hopes of preserving the property’s Pacific Ocean views. The California Fair Political Practices Commission says it’s the second largest fine in the agency’s history. The Huntley Hotel gave nearly... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California watchdog lifts recall contribution limitsmoving toward rescinding contribution limits for recall campaigns as a Democrat
KTVN Reno / Posted 26 days ago
moving toward rescinding contribution limits for recall campaigns as a Democratic senator faces removal from office. The Fair Political Practices Commission voted 3-1 Thursday to disregard advice from its own lawyers and adopt the position... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California watchdog lifts recall contribution limitsmoving toward rescinding contribution limits for recall campaigns as a Democrat
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 26 days ago
moving toward rescinding contribution limits for recall campaigns as a Democratic senator faces removal from office. The Fair Political Practices Commission voted 3-1 Thursday to disregard advice from its own lawyers and adopt the position... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Should your veterinarian be allowed to prescribe weed to your dog?which could benefit state Sen. Josh Newman. Newman is facing a GOP-led recall e
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
which could benefit state Sen. Josh Newman. Newman is facing a GOP-led recall effort over his vote for the gas tax. The Fair Political Practices Commission considers issuing an opinion on whether contribution limits apply today at 10 a.m. at the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Summer recess – and a trip or two – ahead for California Legislatureat least a reported $515,000 in free airfare, lodging, meals and other travel g
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
at least a reported $515,000 in free airfare, lodging, meals and other travel gifts, according to statements filed with the Fair Political Practices Commission. That was down from 2015, when legislators accepted at least $612,000 in free travel, but... Read more

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