FPPC Investigating Ex-CalPERS CIO

The California Fair Political Practices Commission has announced an investigation into former CalPERS Chief Investment Office Yu Ben Meng.

Brittany M. 08/20/2020 - 9:10 AM
Bill Introduced Giving FPPC Enforcement Power over Government Entities

A new assembly bill aims to give the FPPC enforcement authority over local agencies and public officials. Will this change the way ballot measure campaigns are conducted?​

Andreas 04/16/2019 - 10:37 AM
Business Relationship Between Newport Mayor, Councilman Raises Questions
Former City Councilman Keith Curry notes that Duffield and Peotter both voted to ban a medical marijuana cultivation, distribution, and processing facility in Newport Beach three years ago. “Now we find out that not only are they in business together, they’re in a pot business together.”
Brittany M. 10/22/2018 - 9:22 PM
Inglewood Mayor Under Investigation by FPPC

Another day, another set of questions for Mayor James T. Butts.

Brittany M. 08/30/2018 - 2:49 AM
FPPC: La Quinta City Manager Did Not Violate Conflict-of-Interest Rules

La Quinta City Manager Frank Spevacek’s role in the 2012 hiring of a consulting firm that employed his son-in-law did not constitute a conflict of interest, the Fair Political Practices Commission has ruled.

Brittany M. 05/01/2018 - 5:18 AM
Ex-Menifee Mayor Spent Campaign Cash on Seaside Wedding (And More)

He's about to be fined $60,000.

Brittany M. 12/07/2016 - 9:08 PM
Top enforcer at state ethics agency resigns

The turnover continues at the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Anthony York 02/03/2015 - 1:38 PM