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  • Campaigns against Prop. 8 fined $80,000 for reporting violations

    Campaigns against Prop. 8 fined $80,000 for reporting violations
    Three political committees that fought a 2008 ballot measure banning gay marriage in California have agreed to pay $80,000 in fines to the state ethics agency after admitting they violated campaign finance rules. The fines come less than a month after...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs two-year extension of film tax credit

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs two-year extension of film tax credit
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday approved a two-year extension of the state’s tax credit for films and television shows shot in California, providing up to $200 million in breaks. The governor agreed that extending the credit program to July 1, 2017, was...
  • Gatto bill: DMV stands to make some money issuing vintage plates

    Gatto bill: DMV stands to make some money issuing vintage plates
    For an extra $50, California car enthusiasts will soon be able to order vintage license plates, including the black plates with yellow lettering issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles in the 1960s, thanks to action taken by Gov. Jerry Brown. Among...
  • State Senate candidates travel separate tracks on bullet train

    State Senate candidates travel separate tracks on bullet train
    California’s plan to build a $68-billion bullet train divided the Legislature this summer, so it is no surprise that it became a hot-button election issue. And nowhere is that split more on show than in the 5th Senate District contest in the San...
  • Campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee to have sentencing delayed

    Campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee will have to wait a little longer to learn her fate for stealing more than $7 million in political funds from at least 50 clients, including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Durkee, who pleaded guilty in March to five counts of...
  • Hollywood tax credit extension moves forward in California Legislature

    Hollywood tax credit extension moves forward in California Legislature
    California lawmakers gave initial approval Thursday to a proposed five-year, $500-million extension of the state’s film tax credit, despite opposition from teachers and others to giving Hollywood so much financial help when the state is cutting...
  • State lawmakers in D.C. for meetings on bullet train, other issues

    State lawmakers in D.C. for meetings on bullet train, other issues
    With the state Legislature on summer recess, a bipartisan delegation of 10 Assembly members is in Washington, D.C., this week meeting with federal officials on issues including healthcare reform, veterans’ disability benefits and immigration....
  • County Supervisor Antonovich recalls last Assembly supermajority

    County Supervisor Antonovich recalls last Assembly supermajority
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich knows what Republicans in the state Assembly are feeling right now, staring at the prospect of a session where Democrats have a two-thirds majority. Antonovich was Assembly Republican whip during the...
  • Prosecutors seek 97-month prison term for Burbank accountant

    Federal prosecutors have recommended that former campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee be sentenced to 97 months in prison after she pleaded guilty to five counts of mail fraud involving the theft of more than $7 million in political funds from 50 clients,...
  • $2.5 million frozen in Kinde Durkee case released to politicians, charities

    Politicians who had their campaign accounts plundered by former Burbank-based campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee may not get much in restitution, but a civil action has freed up $2.5 million in funds frozen in bank accounts during the federal investigation....
  • Campaign treasurer agrees to eight-year sentence

    Former campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee agreed Tuesday with a recommendation by federal prosecutors that she be sentenced to eight years in prison for stealing $7 million from as many as 50 political clients, including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Such...