California Fair Political Practices Commission

Carlos Slim (CBS)

CA Watchdog Defends Immigrant Rights Group After Mexican Billionaire’s Complaint

A California political watchdog agency says an immigrant rights group didn’t violate lobbying laws, contrary to allegations from a company owned by the world’s richest man, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim.


Gov. Jerry Brown promotes Proposition 30 outside James Lick Middle School in San Francisco, August 22, 2012. (CBS)

Arizona Anti-Prop. 30 Donors To Keep Shielding Financial Documents

An Arizona group can continue to withhold documents related to an $11 million contribution to a California political action committee while it appeals a lower court ruling, California’s 3rd District Court of Appeal ruled Friday.


Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Says $11M Donation To Anti-Prop. 30 Campaign ‘Illegal’

Gov. Jerry Brown called on state regulators Friday to unmask the donors behind an Arizona group that pumped $11 million into the campaign against his tax measure, Proposition 30.


San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose Mayor Accused Of Illegally Funneling Campaign Cash

Leaders of the police and fire unions have filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission.