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California Sen. Josh Newman to Face Recall Election on June 5

California Gov. Jerry Brown Announces Special Election Date

California Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas Resigns

Los Angeles, California Ethics Commission Adopts Recommendations to Amend Lobbying Ordinance

San Francisco, California Mayor Ed Lee Dies Suddenly

California Gov. Brown Calls Special Election to Fill Assembly District 39 Seat

Voters in California Elect Wendy Carrillo to the Assembly District 51 Seat

San Jose Passes Ordinance to Amend Gift Law

San Francisco Ethics Commission Approves Anti-Corruption and Accountability Ordinance

California Assemblyman Resigns

California Governor Signs Bill to Modify Contribution Definition and Behested Payment Provisions

California Governor Jerry Brown Signs Legislation

San Francisco Looks to Limit Behested Payments

California Governor Signs Two Campaign Finance Bills

California Governor Signs Campaign Finance Disclosure Bill

California Moves Date of Presidential Primary

California Legislature Adjourns

Los Angeles Ethics Commission Looking to Amend Lobbying Ordinances

Bill Amending Revolving Door for Lobbyists Awaits California Governor’s Signature

California Governor Signs Two Bills Amending the Political Reform Act of 1974

San Francisco Ethics Commission to Consider Pay-to-Play Ordinance

Judge Invalidates California Law Allowing Public Financing of Local Campaigns

California Assembly Speaker Faces Recall Effort; Opens Debate for Universal Healthcare

California Recall Fight Continues

California Disclose Act Gets Closer to Passage

FPPC Votes to Change Recall Election Campaign Finance Rule

Anaheim, CA Adopts Lobbyist Registration and Reporting Ordinance

Los Angeles City Council Seeking Disclosure Ordinance for Contractors Working on Border Wall

California Governor Sets Special Election Dates

Anaheim, CA to Consider Lobbyist and Ethics Ordinance

San Jose, CA Council Adopts Weekly Lobbyist Reporting Ordinance; Rejects Gift Limit Increase

San Jose, CA Lobbyist Reporting and Gift Ordinances Set for Final Reading

San Jose, CA to Consider Changes to Lobbyist Reporting and Gift Ordinances

Orange County, CA Opens Campaign Finance and Ethics Commission

Los Angeles to Review Lobbyist Registration Requirements

Long Beach, California Repeals Ban on Contributions from Officeholder Funds

California Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Move Up Presidential Primary

Proposed California Campaign Finance Regulation Faces Opposition from Lawmakers

Special Election Dates Set for California’s 34th Congressional District

Los Angeles Addresses Political Contributions from Real Estate Developers

Legal Challenge Filed Against California’s New Law on Publicly Funded Campaigns

Special Election Likely for California’s 34th Congressional District

FPPC Approves Amendments to Increase Gift and Campaign Contribution Limits

Berkeley, CA Passes Ballot Measure to Create Public Campaign Finance System

San Francisco Passes Ballot Issue Restricting Gifts and Contributions from Lobbyists

CA Voters Reject Prescription Drug Price Proposition 61

California Proposition 59 to Overturn Citizens United Passes

Berkeley, CA Voters to Consider Public Campaign Financing Measure

FPPC Approves Amendment Affecting Nonprofit Reporting

San Diego, CA Amends Campaign Finance Ordinance

Increases Coming Soon for California’s Campaign Contribution and Gift Limits

California Governor Signs Bills Affecting Campaign Finance and Lobbying Rules

California Bill Affecting State Contracts Signed into Law

First Reports Under California’s New Lobbyist Reporting Requirements Due October 31

California’s FPPC Proposes Regulation Affecting Nonprofits

California’s Legislative Session Adjourns

Deadline Looms for Final Votes in the California Legislature

City of San Francisco Elected Officials Prohibited from Establishing Candidate Controlled General Purpose Committees

Los Angeles, CA City Councilman to Resign Early

Santa Monica, CA Lobbyists Soon Required to Register with City

Redondo Beach, CA Makes Progress Toward Campaign Finance Reform

San Francisco, CA Voters to Decide on Lobbyist Restrictions

CA Treasurer Attempts to Limit Pay-to-Play

Los Angeles, CA Ethics Commission to Consider Changes to Lobbying Laws

FPPC Approves Amendment to Lobbyist Regulation

San Jose, CA Amends Campaign Finance Ordinance

California FPPC to Review Political Reform Act

Orange County, CA Starts to Lay Groundwork for Ethics Commission

CA Governor to Support PUC Ethics Reforms

CA Voters to Weigh In on ‘Citizens United’ Ballot Question

FPPC to Amend Lobbyist Regulation

Orange County Voters Approve County Ethics Commission

CA Lobbying Reform Bill Sent to Senate

Kern County, CA to Implement New Electronic Campaign Finance Reporting System

CA Campaign Contribution Bill Passes Assembly

Mountain View, CA Considers New Campaign Finance Ordinance

San Diego Ethics Commission to Consider Campaign Finance Amendments

California Procurement Lobbying Bill Vetoed

California Senate Reverses Ban on Contributions Rule

California Senate Reverses Ban on Contributions Rule

California Legislature to Begin Budget Work

SF Ethics Commission to Hold Interested Persons Meetings

California Procurement Lobbying Bill Sent to Governor

Redondo Beach, CA to Consider Campaign Finance Ordinance

San Luis Obispo, CA City Council Votes Against Democracy Vouchers

California Bills to Increase Transparency at State Boards and Commissions

San Francisco Ethics Commission to Begin Audit Selection

California Procurement Lobbying Bill Nears Final Vote

California’s FPPC Narrows Lobbying Ride Along Exception

Campaign Suspended for Proposed California ‘Dark Money’ Ballot Measure

San Luis Obispo City Council to Consider Democracy Vouchers

California Campaign Finance Bill Passes Assembly

FPPC Proposes Amendment to Lobbying Ride Along Exception

California’s FPPC Tightens Reporting Regulations

San Mateo County Implements Online Campaign Finance Reporting

San Francisco Ethics Commission Meets to Begin Implementing Proposition C

San Francisco Ethics Commission to Consider Closing Pay-to-Play Loophole

CA Lawmaker Wants to Legalize Ballot Selfies

California Special Election Slated for April 5, 2016

CA Senate Bill Has Pay-to-Play Implications