Californians can already access campaign finance records online for state and federal candidates. But those same records aren't as easy to find at the local level. As Capital Public Radio's Chris Nichols reports, a new bill would change that.
KVCR's Ken Vincent introduces report from Capital Public Radio's Chris Nichols
The California governor's race is heating up, just weeks before vote-by-mail ballots go out for the June 5 primary. As Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, a new $7-million donation is the first sign that the big money is starting to move.
ByCapital Public Radio's Ben Bradford•Oct 17, 2016
Millionaire and billionaire donors are writing checks to support their passions, but Silicon Valley's Tom Steyer is not only funding his passions, but appearing in campaign ads. Captital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.
New requirements for campaign ads on TV could pass the California Legislature this week, after six years of attempts by local government advocates. But a state elections watchdog says the legislation has been compromised, and would actually make it easier for special interests to hide money. Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.
A loophole in California law allows corporations, unions, and political parties to give unlimited amounts of money to state and local candidates, but limits the amount of contributions from individuals. A state lawmaker wants to close the loophole. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
California officials launched a new campaign finance search engine called "Power Search," allowing the public to more easily track campaign money for state candidates and ballot measures. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
HERE IS A LINK TO THE CALIFORNIA SECRETARY OF STATE'S "POWER SEARCH" PAGE: