California Fair Political Practices Commission
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.
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.
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.
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.