Category Archives: FPPC

How much will the FPPC fine Doug Chaffee?

In 2016, Tony Bushala’s political committee called Fullerton Taxpayers for Reform was fined $2,500 for inadequate disclosure on its “NO KANG” campaign signs exposing and opposing carpetbagger State Senate candidate Sukhee Kang who moved here from Irvine to run. So … Continue reading

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Newman gets a rule change from the FPPC

As expected, the state’s campaign finance watchdog — the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) — voted today to change its longstanding position on contribution limits and allow Inflatable obstacle course for sale legislators and other candidates to give unlimited sums … Continue reading

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Court action puts focus on today’s FPPC recall election funding decision

By Joel Fox | The Fair Political Practices Commission decision today about whether elected officials can exceed limits to help in a recall campaign became more urgent for Sen. Josh Newman when a Court of Appeal froze the new law … Continue reading

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California’s “ethics agency” considers a partisan plan to help protect Josh Newman

A story by Patrick McGreevey in today’s Los Angeles Times reports that the state’s campaign watchdog agency — the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) — is poised at its meeting tomorrow “to open the spigot for large political contributions that … Continue reading

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Another shady move by Sacramento Democrats to protect Josh Newman

By Jon Coupal | Last week, the ostensibly nonpartisan California Fair Political Practices Commission agreed to remove a long-standing campaign contribution limit so that Democrats could better fight an upcoming recall election against one of their own. And you thought … Continue reading

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