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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.

07/27/2013

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.

11/02/2012

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.

10/19/2012

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.

10/11/2012