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Los Angeles City Ethics Commission Backs Developer Contribution Restrictions

Los Angeles City Council Passes Measure Targeting Pro-NRA Contractors

Los Angeles Ethics Commission to Review Proposed Ban on Developer Contributions

Second Special Election in California Announced

California Governor Announces Special Election

Special Election Announced in Orange County, California

Irvine Strengthens Restrictions on Lobbyists

FPPC Approves Cost of Living Adjustments for Gift Limits

San Diego Council to Close Confidential Document Loophole

San Diego Passes Restrictions on City Officials

Long Beach California Votes to Create an Ethics Commission

Ethics Ballot Measure up for Vote in Long Beach, California

California’s FPPC Considers Biennial Cost of Living Adjustment for Campaign Contribution Limits

California Training for Lobbyists Will Now Include Policies Against Sexual Harassment

California Governor Signs “Social Media DISCLOSE Act”

Los Angeles Unified School District to Hold Special Election

California Bans Cryptocurrency Campaign Contributions

Oakland to Launch Campaign Finance App for November Election

California Legislature Sends “Social Media DISCLOSE Act” to Governor

Los Angeles Ethics Commission Delays Developer Pay-to-Play Decision

California FPPC to Consider Use of Cryptocurrency for Campaign Purposes

Gov. Jerry Brown Appoints New FPPC Chair

Berkeley, California City Council Looks to Adopt Lobbying Ordinance

San Francisco Amends Campaign Finance and Conflict of Interest Provisions

Ask the Experts – Required California Political Contribution Reports

San Francisco Campaign Finance Reform Legislation Passes First Reading

California Special Elections Held in Assembly Districts 39, 45, and 54

Monterey County, California to Hold Meetings on Campaign Finance Reform

California Gov. Jerry Brown Announces Senate District 32 Special Election Date

San Jose, California Transitioning to Electronic Filing for Lobbyist Reports

Los Angeles, California Increases Contribution Limits

San Francisco Board Member Moves to Hold a Joint Meeting

California Bill Would Suspend Lobbyist up to Four Years for Sexual Harassment

San Francisco, California Has New Mayor

Push to Recall Santa Clara County, California Judge Qualifies for Ballot

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