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Calif. Collects $300,000 From Political Campaign Found Guilty Of Ethics Violations

California’s political watchdog agency says it has collected $300,000 from one of two campaign committees accused of improperly reporting contributions in a case that prompted the largest ethics fine in state history.


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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.



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.



FPPC Refereeing Political Battle Over Sacramento Kings Downtown Arena

It’s a whole different ballgame, with a scoreboard that’s political paperwork—campaign disclosure statements that are supposed to show political contributions and spending.