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Marx and Democratic consultant fined for campaign violations

Jan Marx

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo City attorney announced Friday that the city has levied fines against both former mayor Jan Marx and County Democratic Party Vice-Chair Cory Black for violating city campaign finance... (Continue reading)

FPPC clears Erik Howell of alleged violation

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The California Fair Political Practices Commission has cleared Pismo Beach Councilman Erik Howell of an alleged violation of state law pertaining to a vote he cast as a member of the California Coastal Commission. A... (Continue reading)

Jan Marx accused of breaking SLO campaign finance law

Jan Marx

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A campaign finance complaint was filed against former San Luis Obispo mayor Jan Marx over multiple violations of campaign contribution laws she helped put in place. And while allegedly breaking election finance... (Continue reading)

California Democrat Party considering financial disclosure rules

California Democratic Party

In response to a controversy involving one of its leaders, the California Democratic Party is considering a new rule that would require its officials to disclose any compensation they receive in exchange for advocating for... (Continue reading)

Carpenter leads during latest fundraising period

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By KAREN VELIE Despite San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill allegedly using access to his office to pressure developers to donate money to his campaign, during the latest reporting period his opponent Dan Carpenter... (Continue reading)

Builders say Supervisor Hill made threats over campaign support

Supervisor Adam Hill

By KAREN VELIE In what is being described as a pay to play demand, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill is alleged to have barred access and threatened financial harm to members of the... (Continue reading)

Local philanthropist donates $20,000 to Carpenter campaign

San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter

Open letter from Dan Carpenter I’m pleased to announce my campaign for 3rd District Supervisor has received a major contribution, $20,000, from B. Wayne Hughes Jr., an 18-year resident of San Luis Obispo County. I’m... (Continue reading)

SLO County accused of using taxpayer money to push sales tax

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A pair of taxpayers associations have filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) alleging San Luis Obispo County and the county’s regional transportation agency illegally used taxpayer dollars to promote a... (Continue reading)

Ortiz-Legg leads Cunningham in fundraising battle

Dawn Ortiz-Legg

Boosted by heavy backing from the California Democratic Party seeking a super majority, 35th District Assembly candidate Dawn Ortiz-Legg has raised in excess of $150,000 more than Republican challenger Jordan Cunningham this year. As of... (Continue reading)

SLO County’s city fundraising races take shape

Aaron Gomez

San Luis Obispo businessman Aaron Gomez and SLO architect Andy Pease are the countywide leaders in fundraising among candidates for city office. Gomez and Pease lead a pack of six candidates who are vying for... (Continue reading)



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