California FPPC Proposes Rules Limiting Outside Groups' Influence On CampaignsThe Fair Political Practices Commission introduced proposed rules as it says independent expenditures have grown eight times higher than in 2002, to more than $80 million in California's 2014 election cycle.
Calif. Collects $300,000 From Political Campaign Found Guilty Of Ethics ViolationsCalifornia'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.
Calif., PACs Reach $1M Settlement For Campaign-Finance ViolationsCalifornia'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 ArenaThe 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 ArenaIt’s a whole different ballgame, with a scoreboard that’s political paperwork—campaign disclosure statements that are supposed to show political contributions and spending.