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Money & Influence 05.22.2019

Statement on Los Angeles City Council Campaign Finance Vote

The proposed rules are designed to end the real and perceived pay-to-play politics at City Hall.

Money & Influence 05.21.2019

Nonprofits Urge City Council to Limit Behested Payments

Restrictions on behested payments will help end pay-to-play politics at City Hall.

Money & Influence 04.16.2019

Los Angeles Should Adopt People-Funded Election Rules

California Common Cause urges Los Angeles City Council to make it easier to qualify for matching funds and to adopt people-only campaign contribution rule

Money & Influence 10.4.2018

Turn $100 into $700 to Promote Grassroots Campaigning in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles City Council on Friday should pass a package of reforms that would turn $100 donations from ordinary residents into $700 donations, if city council and citywide candidates meet certain requirements like participating in a public debate, said California Common Cause Executive Director Kathay Feng. 

Money & Influence 09.20.2018

Political Watchdog Commission, Say No to Bitcoin Campaign Donations

California Common Cause today urged the California Fair Political Practices Commission to not allow campaigns to accept crypto-currency until the emerging technology is better studied and understood. The commission voted 3-1 to disallow the contributions.

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