California’s FPPC seeking authority to fine officials who spend public funds on political campaigns

Alleging that public officials are illegally using taxpayer funds for political campaign activity and doing so with impunity, the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) is lobbying lawmakers to amend a state law so that it can fine officials who commit such violations. Read More …

As strike ends, SLO County administration signals fiscal troubles ahead

Following the first strike in SLO County government history, officials are not planning on any further salary negotiations for the current fiscal year. Early next year, the county will discuss increases in pay for the 2019/2010 fiscal year. Read More …