Are Your Lawmakers Naughty or Nice?
Check out California Common Cause's new report which shows that state elected officials received over 2000 gifts and travel payments totaling over $200,000 in 2012. In addition to personally benefitting from these gifts, officials also directed $6.7 million of special interest money to pet charities and projects.
Download the report to see which officials received gifts from the state's most powerful interests.
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California GOP violated campaign finance rules, watchdog says
The LA Times - August 30, 2013
Under pressure, Bowen puts California raw finance data online
The Sacramento Bee - August 28, 2013
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The Sacramento Bee - August 8, 2013
State Faulted by Auditor for Spending on Voting Systems
Los Angeles Times - August 8, 2013
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Daily News Los Angeles – August 7, 2013