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Ventura County Star
Hueneme’s deputy city manager takes top job temporarilyBeach. Sharkey recused himself, having just paid $3,000 because of a conflict
Hueneme’s deputy city manager takes top job temporarily
Ventura County Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Beach. Sharkey recused himself, having just paid $3,000 because of a conflict of interest as determined by the California Fair Political Practices Commission. His condominium is within 500 feet of the beach, and the FPPC does not allow council... Read more
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Orange County Register
Does O.C. local government need more oversight?of breaking campaign laws or taking actions that may benefit themselves financi
Does O.C. local government need more oversight?
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
of breaking campaign laws or taking actions that may benefit themselves financially– are often passed to the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission, which can wag its finger and levy civil fines but cannot press criminal charges. “It’s... Read more
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Orange County Register
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistshas been no mechanism to thoroughly check on people who don’t register but are
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
has been no mechanism to thoroughly check on people who don’t register but are suspected of reaching that threshold. The Fair Political Practices Commission unanimously passed a change backed by Chairwoman Jodi Remke allowing state regulators to... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistsFILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the Fair Political Practices Commission, discusses a proposed rule change to curb unreported lobbying, as commission member Patricia Wynne, left, looks on in Sacramento,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistsFILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the Fair Political Practices Commission, discusses a proposed rule change to curb unreported lobbying, as commission member Patricia Wynne, left, looks on in Sacramento,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistsFILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the Fair Political Practices Commission, discusses a proposed rule change to curb unreported lobbying, as commission member Patricia Wynne, left, looks on in Sacramento,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
FPPC approves regulation change aimed at ‘shadow lobbyists’are required to file quarterly reports with the state that outline their attemp
FPPC approves regulation change aimed at ‘shadow lobbyists’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
are required to file quarterly reports with the state that outline their attempts to sway officials. But the Fair Political Practices Commission is concerned that consultants are lobbying officials without registering with the state,... Read more
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Salon.com
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistshas been no mechanism to thoroughly check on people who don’t register but are
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
has been no mechanism to thoroughly check on people who don’t register but are suspected of reaching that threshold. The Fair Political Practices Commission unanimously passed a change backed by Chairwoman Jodi Remke allowing state regulators to... Read more
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Darien News-Review
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistsFILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
Darien News-Review / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the Fair Political Practices Commission, discusses a proposed rule change to curb unreported lobbying, as commission member Patricia Wynne, left, looks on in Sacramento,... Read more
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Ventura County Star
State commission fines Hueneme councilman $3,000$3,000 on Thursday for voting on budget appropriations to improve two parks nea
State commission fines Hueneme councilman $3,000
Ventura County Star / Posted 5 days ago
$3,000 on Thursday for voting on budget appropriations to improve two parks near a condominium he owns. The California Fair Political Practices Commission has received several other complaints involving Port Hueneme City Council members, and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
$100K fine approved for laundered campaign fundsFILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the
$100K fine approved for laundered campaign funds
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the Fair Political Practices Commission, discusses a proposed rule change to curb unreported lobbying, as commission member Patricia Wynne, left, looks on in Sacramento,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistsa rule Thursday aiming to crack down on lobbyists who fail to disclose efforts
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 days ago
a rule Thursday aiming to crack down on lobbyists who fail to disclose efforts to influence government officials. The Fair Political Practices Commission passed a regulatory change championed by commission chairwoman Jodi Remke that allows... Read more
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Ventura County Star
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistsa rule Thursday aiming to crack down on lobbyists who fail to disclose efforts
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
Ventura County Star / Posted 5 days ago
a rule Thursday aiming to crack down on lobbyists who fail to disclose efforts to influence government officials. The Fair Political Practices Commission passed a regulatory change championed by commission chairwoman Jodi Remke that allows... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistsFILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the Fair Political Practices Commission, discusses a proposed rule change to curb unreported lobbying, as commission member Patricia Wynne, left, looks on in Sacramento,... Read more
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The New Canaan News
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistsFILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
The New Canaan News / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the Fair Political Practices Commission, discusses a proposed rule change to curb unreported lobbying, as commission member Patricia Wynne, left, looks on in Sacramento,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistsFILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Jodi Remke, right, chairwoman of the Fair Political Practices Commission, discusses a proposed rule change to curb unreported lobbying, as commission member Patricia Wynne, left, looks on in Sacramento,... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California OKs crackdown on suspected lobbyistson suspected lobbyists AP News | 07/21/16 11:44 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) --
California OKs crackdown on suspected lobbyists
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 5 days ago
on suspected lobbyists AP News | 07/21/16 11:44 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on the action by the California Fair Political Practices Commission (all times local): 11:45 a.m. California's political watchdogs have approved a state... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California May Crackdown On Illegal LobbyingSacramento, CA — California may take a step towards cracking down on illegal lo
California May Crackdown On Illegal Lobbying
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 5 days ago
Sacramento, CA — California may take a step towards cracking down on illegal lobbying at the state capitol. The Fair Political Practices Commission will vote today whether to give state officials the power to mandate that suspected lobbyists to show... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistsis championing a bid to crack down on lobbyists who fail to disclose their effo
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 days ago
is championing a bid to crack down on lobbyists who fail to disclose their efforts to influence government officials. The Fair Political Practices Commission is scheduled to consider a proposal Thursday supported by commission chairwoman Jodi... Read more
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The Mercury News
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistsis championing a bid to crack down on lobbyists who fail to disclose efforts to
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
is championing a bid to crack down on lobbyists who fail to disclose efforts to influence government officials. The Fair Political Practices Commission is scheduled to consider a proposal Thursday supported by commission chairwoman Jodi... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistsis championing a bid to crack down on lobbyists who fail to disclose efforts to
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
is championing a bid to crack down on lobbyists who fail to disclose efforts to influence government officials. The Fair Political Practices Commission is scheduled to consider a proposal Thursday supported by commission chairwoman Jodi... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyistsis championing a bid to crack down on lobbyists who fail to disclose efforts to
California wants people to prove they are not lobbyists
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
is championing a bid to crack down on lobbyists who fail to disclose efforts to influence government officials. The Fair Political Practices Commission is scheduled to consider a proposal Thursday supported by commission chairwoman Jodi... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Largest FPPC fine against local California official? Not exactlyusing campaign money to cover personal expenses and a slew of other financial m
Largest FPPC fine against local California official? Not exactly
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
using campaign money to cover personal expenses and a slew of other financial misdeeds. Some suggested it was the largest Fair Political Practices Commission penalty against a local elected official in California history. As it turns out, that’s... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
FPPC seeks input on Political Reform Act overhaulhelped inspire voters to pass California’s Political Reform Act. The act appea
FPPC seeks input on Political Reform Act overhaul
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
helped inspire voters to pass California’s Political Reform Act. The act appeared on the ballot in 1974 and created the Fair Political Practices Commission, which enforces laws related to campaign finance, conflicts of interest, lobbying, and... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
FPPC fines Palo Alto school board member for late campaign filingThe California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has fined Palo Alto B
FPPC fines Palo Alto school board member for late campaign filing
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has fined Palo Alto Board of Education member Ken Dauber $200 for failing to file a campaign contribution statement on time. Dauber, who was elected to the board in November 2014, told the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Company fined for laundering Oakland campaign contributionsindividual contribution limit by having its employees cut checks to the politic
Company fined for laundering Oakland campaign contributions
KTVN Reno / Posted 15 days ago
individual contribution limit by having its employees cut checks to the politicians and then reimbursing them. The state Fair Political Practices Commission and Oakland's Public Ethics Commission began investigating the 37 campaign contributions... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Company fined for laundering Oakland campaign contributionsindividual contribution limit by having its employees cut checks to the politic
Company fined for laundering Oakland campaign contributions
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 days ago
individual contribution limit by having its employees cut checks to the politicians and then reimbursing them. The state Fair Political Practices Commission and Oakland's Public Ethics Commission began investigating the 37 campaign contributions... Read more
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The Mercury News
Company laundered campaign donations to mayoral, council candidatestentatively agreed to pay more than $114,000 in the settlements reached followi
Company laundered campaign donations to mayoral, council candidates
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
tentatively agreed to pay more than $114,000 in the settlements reached following a joint investigation between the state Fair Political Practices Commission and Oakland's Public Ethics Commission launched last year. The city's commission already... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Lyft agrees to $6,000 FPPC fine for not reporting lobbying costsstate-mandated quarterly lobbying reports. The San Francisco company has agree
Lyft agrees to $6,000 FPPC fine for not reporting lobbying costs
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
state-mandated quarterly lobbying reports. The San Francisco company has agreed to pay a $6,000 fine from the California Fair Political Practices Commission for filing late lobbying reports. The company submitted its first lobbying report a year... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Oakland firm facing big fine for laundering campaign donationsdonated nearly $24,000 to candidates in Oakland’s 2012 and 2014 City Council ra
Oakland firm facing big fine for laundering campaign donations
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
donated nearly $24,000 to candidates in Oakland’s 2012 and 2014 City Council races and the 2014 mayoral contest, the state Fair Political Practices Commission said Monday. The company circumvented Oakland’s $700 campaign contribution limit by... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
California Agency Fines Lyft $6K for Late Lobbying Reportsfinance disclosure laws over the last three years. Lyft has agreed to pay the
California Agency Fines Lyft $6K for Late Lobbying Reports
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 15 days ago
finance disclosure laws over the last three years. Lyft has agreed to pay the state $6,000 to settle a case of what the Fair Political Practices Commission characterized Monday as unintentionally overdue paperwork from a first-time... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
FPPC proposes fine against Controller Betty Yee on campaign reportsBetty Yee for allegedly failing to file seven campaign reports during her succe
FPPC proposes fine against Controller Betty Yee on campaign reports
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
Betty Yee for allegedly failing to file seven campaign reports during her successful bid for office two years ago. The Fair Political Practices Commission said Yee’s campaign failed to submit six 24-hour reports for contributions ranging from... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California agency fines Lyft $6K for late lobbying reportsfinance disclosure laws over the last three years. Lyft has agreed to pay the
California agency fines Lyft $6K for late lobbying reports
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 days ago
finance disclosure laws over the last three years. Lyft has agreed to pay the state $6,000 to settle a case of what the Fair Political Practices Commission characterized Monday as unintentionally overdue paperwork from a first-time... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Firm facing big fine for Oakland campaign cash launderingdonated nearly $24,000 to candidates in Oakland’s 2012 and 2014 City Council ra
Firm facing big fine for Oakland campaign cash laundering
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
donated nearly $24,000 to candidates in Oakland’s 2012 and 2014 City Council races and the 2014 mayoral contest, the state Fair Political Practices Commission said Monday. The company circumvented Oakland’s $700 campaign contribution limit by... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Novato moving forward with downtown train stopowns a building on Machin Avenue, within walking distance of the Old Town stop,
Novato moving forward with downtown train stop
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 19 days ago
owns a building on Machin Avenue, within walking distance of the Old Town stop, and he’s awaiting a ruling from the state Fair Political Practices Commission whether his ownership poses an economic conflict of interest. The FPPC needs to complete... Read more
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Orange County Register
Spike in Brea water investments from less than $400,000 to $39 million scrutinizedsparked a probe by the District Attorney’s Office, which ended last year with t
Spike in Brea water investments from less than $400,000 to $39 million scrutinized
Orange County Register / Posted 20 days ago
sparked a probe by the District Attorney’s Office, which ended last year with the matter being referred to the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Brea officials said O’Donnell wasn’t personally involved in recommending the Cal... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Grand jury says Twin Rivers failed to act on trustee’s conflict of interestshe split the money with another consultant. Jacob Walker, an academic coordin
Grand jury says Twin Rivers failed to act on trustee’s conflict of interest
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
she split the money with another consultant. Jacob Walker, an academic coordinator at the adult charter, complained to the Fair Political Practices Commission, alleging that Fowler used her position on the Twin Rivers board to pressure the charter... Read more
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Breitbart
Referendum on Condoms in Porn Remains on California BallotAIDS Healthcare Foundation has contributed more than $2 million to promote the
Referendum on Condoms in Porn Remains on California Ballot
Breitbart / Posted 25 days ago
AIDS Healthcare Foundation has contributed more than $2 million to promote the initiative, according to the California Fair Political Practices Commission. The measure’s opponents have not yet reported any financial contributions in their... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Many San Diego Hospitals Don’t Restrict Drug Industry Payments To Doctorsnot mean they are illegal, although if any involve direct kickbacks, they could
Many San Diego Hospitals Don’t Restrict Drug Industry Payments To Doctors
KPBS San Diego / Posted 28 days ago
not mean they are illegal, although if any involve direct kickbacks, they could be. Some payments may violate California Fair Political Practices Commission rules, or their own hospitals’ rules. The issue is important because of concerns that... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Campaign to ID rich who try to hide political donationscampaign. Many of the names caught up in the dark money scandal were exposed i
Campaign to ID rich who try to hide political donations
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
campaign. Many of the names caught up in the dark money scandal were exposed in 2013 following an investigation by the Fair Political Practices Commission. Those contributors included $6.4 million from investor Charles Schwab; $9 million from... Read more

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