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California Fair Political Practices Commission

David Koch and his brother Charles have been using their billions of dollars to fund conservative political causes. (Getty Images)

California Issues Largest Campaign-Reporting Fine

California’s political watchdog agency announced the largest fine in its history for campaign reporting violations and ordered two political action committees to pay the state $15 million for failing to properly report the source of funds spent in the 2012 election.

10/24/2013

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Calif., PACs Reach $1M Settlement For Campaign-Finance Violations

California’s political watchdog agency on Thursday announced the largest fine in its history for campaign-reporting violations and ordered two political action committees involved in the 2012 elections to pay the state’s general fund $15 million.

10/24/2013

FPPC

FPPC Files Lawsuit To Find Funders Of Campaign Against Sacramento Kings Arena

The Fair Political Practices Commission sued a law firm that’s refusing to report who is behind the money being spent. It’s turning into a high-stakes showdown that you won’t see on a new Kings basketball court. This one’s hitting superior court.

08/15/2013

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (credit: AP)

LA Mayor To Be Fined For Taking Free Tickets

California’s campaign finance watchdog is recommending the largest combined fine in the agency’s history against Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for failing to report free tickets to dozens of entertainment events.

04/01/2011