Fair Political Practices Commission

City Controller Wendy Greuel speaks to her supporters after polls in a run-off election for Mayor closed in Los Angeles, California on May 21, 2013. Los Angeles councilman Eric Garcetti took a narrow lead in early results from a run-off election to succeed LA mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, but the race remained too close to call after midnight. Garcetti and Greuel, both Democrats like Villaraigosa, campaigned down to the wire after emerging from a March primary poll contested by a total of eight candidates. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Political Watchdog Recommends Fine Against Wendy Greuel Campaign Donor

California’s political watchdog agency said Monday it is recommending a $76,650 penalty against a donor accused of laundering political contributions to failed Los Angeles mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel in 2013.


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Gov. Brown Appoints Judge To Oversee Watchdog Agency

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed a judge to lead California’s campaign watchdog agency.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/23/2014

State Sen. Kevin de Leon (credit: CBS)

Agency: No Investigation Of Latino Caucus Donation

California’s political watchdog agency said Monday it has declined to open an investigation into a lawmaker whose name surfaced in an ongoing federal investigation of a state senator.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/30/2013


Potato Farmer Admits To Money Laundering Campaign Contributions

A prominent California potato farmer indicted in a campaign contributions money-laundering case pleaded guilty in a plead deal Wednesday and was fined $60,000 and placed on three years’ probation.


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New Rule Requires Officials To Report Free Tickets

A new rule requires state elected officials to disclose on the Internet when they get free tickets to entertainment and sporting events as part of their ceremonial duties.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2010