Migden and FPPC Settle
A political battle that turned legal out in California was settled yesterday. State Sen. Carole Migden and the state's Fair Political Practices Commission got into ...
A political battle that turned legal out in California was settled yesterday. State Sen. Carole Migden and the state's Fair Political Practices Commission got into a game of suit-countersuit this spring. The agency determined she was misusing campaign funds, so she sued them, and then they sued back.
Now it's all been resolved. Migden agreed to pay $40,000 in fines, but the agency has agreed to pay some of her legal bills. Wonder which number is higher.
All this played out against Migden's losing primary bid for reelection. The Sacramento Bee reports that she's the first sitting California legislator in a dozen years, from either party, to lose her seat in a primary.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
The Impact of New Overtime Rules on Government8 hours ago
Florida Governor to Lead Pro-Trump Super PAC11 hours ago
One of Nation's Toughest Unemployment Laws Ruled Unconstitutional11 hours ago
S&P Downgrades Kansas' Credit Rating, Again12 hours ago
North Carolina Creates a Charter School-Run District12 hours ago
Corrupt Sheriff the First Ousted in Almost 50 Years in Alabama13 hours ago