State Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) has proposed legislation that would require the disclosure of the donor sources of contributions made by non-profit organizations to political campaigns.
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In a 3-2 vote, the Fair Political Practices Commission passed a rule that will exempt city council members from conflict-of interest regulations that prohibited them from voting on their own appointments to paid boards and commissions.
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The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has issued warning letters to two supporters of the 2010 Recall campaign targeting former Mayor Lance MacLean. The letters indicate reporting violations regarding the failure to file timely and accurate expenditure information by the campaign, and the failure of a major donor to file required disclosures.
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The LA Daily News reported today that victimized former clients of political treasurer Kindee Durkee are getting some leeway as they resolve their accounts. According to the paper, the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) and the Los Angeles City…
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This morning I received confirmation that the FPPC will be investigating the complaints filed last week alleging that Santa Ana Council members Claudia Alvarez and Vince Sarmiento violated state conflict of interest rules when they voted on their appointments to…
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LiberalOC has learned that complaints were filed last week with the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) regarding the votes taken by Santa Ana City Councilmembers Claudia Alvarez and Vince Sarmiento that appear to violate state law.
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In an April 6 letter to Nelson, the FPPC said “your actions violated the (Political Reform) Act” because he should have filed his statement by March 12 but “only filed your statement on March 22, 2010, after you learned that a sworn complaint (by Grindle) was filed against you.”