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The Los Angeles City Council voted to draft a law that would require contractors doing business with the city to disclose whether they have any contracts connected with the proposed border wall between Mexico and the United States. The current […]

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Five City Council members recently asked the Los Angeles Ethics Commission to address the issue of real estate developers making political contributions. Developers can appear to be benefiting when elected officials they’ve supported grant them land-use perks such as zoning […]

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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a plan to hold a special election March 7, 2017, for voters to consider a quarter-cent sales tax to fund efforts to reduce homelessness. It has yet to be officially announced, but […]

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City Councilman Felipe Fuentes will resign on September 11, nearly 10 months before his term ends, to become a lobbyist with the Apex Group in Sacramento. In his new role, Fuentes will advocate for Associated General Contractors of California, a […]

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The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission announced it will begin a full review of the Municipal Lobbying Ordinance at the next commission meeting on August 9, 2016. The commission plans to focus the review on possible amendments to key definitions […]

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City Councilman David Ryu is working to keep his campaign promise of shaking up the status quo at city hall. He has sent a letter to the city Ethics Commission requesting they look into the possibility of banning contributions to […]

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In September, the Los Angeles, California’s Ethics Commission will be soliciting public comment on the Municipal Lobbying Ordinance. Meetings for interested persons will be held at City Hall at 11:30 a.m. on September 9 and 2:00 p.m. on September 17. […]

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City Council incumbents and Charter amendments fared well in this year’s March city elections. Five incumbent City Council members retained their seats by receiving over 50 percent of the vote, but a May runoff will be necessary in the 4th […]

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In light of the United States Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. FEC, the Los Angeles Ethics Commission announced it would no longer enforce the aggregate limits on contributions to city and school board candidates. Limits on contributions to individual […]

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Contribution limits to rise

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Increased limits effective immediately

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Voter Approved Campaign Finance Reform Delayed

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Campaign Finance Amendments to be Introduced

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Ballot measure will be decided on March 8

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