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When it comes to discouraging lawmakers from raising taxes on sugary drinks, Big Soda sure know how to sweeten the pot.
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?
A corruption probe involving more than a dozen city officials will do that, I guess.
The decision came just weeks before a new law would have required making them available to the public.
With more access to information than ever before, it is now even more difficult for people and even policymakers to separate facts from misinformation.