Fair Political Practices Commission

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The Mercury News
San Jose schools trustee faces $18,500 fine for draining bond-campaign funda school-bond campaign and deceiving investigators, according to a tentative ag
The Mercury News / Posted 11 hours ago
a school-bond campaign and deceiving investigators, according to a tentative agreement with the staff of the California’s Fair Political Practices Commission. The stipulation, agreed to by Lindner and the commission, is on the Thursday agenda of... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California Inc.: Deadline looms to ask Amazon to prom — er, bid for new HQfor a plan that includes ultra-high-definition video will rise 17%, to $14 a mo
Los Angeles Times / Posted 17 hours ago
for a plan that includes ultra-high-definition video will rise 17%, to $14 a month from $12. Money in politics: The state Fair Political Practices Commission will consider proposals Thursday that would make it easier to give money to entities used... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Beaumont Council seeks to fill seat vacant after Councilman's convictionEmily Hanks. The change caused Carroll's financial disclosure form to appear f
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 days ago
Emily Hanks. The change caused Carroll's financial disclosure form to appear falsified, and a complaint was lodged against her with the Fair Political Practices Commission. Further investigation revealed that Carroll was innocent of the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Who’s behind that political ad? Voters will know more in 2018its staff members questioned whether the bill lived up to its “California Discl
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
its staff members questioned whether the bill lived up to its “California Disclose Act” moniker. Staff analysts with the Fair Political Practices Commission recommended the four-member panel oppose AB 249 because it reduced the fines they can... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California Editorial RdpCalifornia Common Cause, League of Women Voters of California and Maplight, the
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
California Common Cause, League of Women Voters of California and Maplight, the governor's appointed chairwoman of the Fair Political Practices Commission, Jodi Remke, has voiced concern that the bill might make it harder to stop special... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California Editorial RdpCalifornia Common Cause, League of Women Voters of California and Maplight, the
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 12 days ago
California Common Cause, League of Women Voters of California and Maplight, the governor's appointed chairwoman of the Fair Political Practices Commission, Jodi Remke, has voiced concern that the bill might make it harder to stop special... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
City of Palm Springs under investigation once againPalm Springs City Hall Palm Springs City Hall PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - The Fair
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 13 days ago
Palm Springs City Hall Palm Springs City Hall PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - The Fair Political Practices Commission is investigating whether Palm Springs officials committed ethics violations when the city sent out an election mailer regarding two ballot... Read more
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The Mercury News
California bill takes aim at dark money in politics — will Jerry Brown sign it?Bob Stern, who co-authored the Political Reform Act of 1974 and was the first g
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
Bob Stern, who co-authored the Political Reform Act of 1974 and was the first general counsel for the California Fair Political Practices Commission, sees it differently. “I think the main thing is to label the union as the true source,”... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Campaign finance reforms + Tax overhaul + What to do about epidemic of STDsstrategist Jim Deboo, plus billionaire NicholasBerggruen’s Berggruen Institute
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
strategist Jim Deboo, plus billionaire NicholasBerggruen’s Berggruen Institute Think Long Committee. In reports to the Fair Political Practices Commission, Hertzberg lists payments at his behest totaling $348,525 since 2015 from the Berggruen... Read more
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Oroville Mercury-Register
Thomas Elias: Brown could help his legacy by signing Disclose ActReform Act, passed as an initiative in 1974 while he ran for governor for the f
Oroville Mercury-Register / Posted 20 days ago
Reform Act, passed as an initiative in 1974 while he ran for governor for the first time. That measure not only created the Fair Political Practices Commission, which polices campaign spending, but also imposed spending limits (later tossed by the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
More than 700 bills await Brown’s review. Will he veto a measure targeting Trump’s tax returns?time of year and it’s tough to say which bills he will sign or veto. Scores of
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
time of year and it’s tough to say which bills he will sign or veto. Scores of Assembly Bill 249 supporters packed into a Fair Political Practices Commission hearing room last week to urge the state’s political-ethics watchdog to endorse the... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Sept. 21about Sears’ conflict of interest with Royal Dutch Shell and her $3,000 penalty
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 26 days ago
about Sears’ conflict of interest with Royal Dutch Shell and her $3,000 penalty neglects two points. First, the state Fair Political Practices Commission did not assess penalties against Sears for the $500 million elephant in the room — her... Read more

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