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October 20, 1988 | CARL INGRAM, Times Staff Writer
A Republican co-author of the Proposition 73 campaign reform initiative said Wednesday it is "outrageous" that Democratic Assembly leaders are spending taxpayer funds to overturn a politically touchy feature of the voter-approved measure.
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October 20, 1988 | CARL INGRAM, Times Staff Writer
A Republican co-author of the Proposition 73 campaign reform initiative said Wednesday it is "outrageous" that Democratic Assembly leaders are spending taxpayer funds to overturn a politically touchy feature of the voter-approved measure.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 9, 1990 | WENDY PAULSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An outside attorney hired by the city reported Tuesday that Councilwoman Sally Anne Sheridan did nothing improper when her real estate firm sold a home to the city attorney four months after she voted on his contract. San Francisco attorney Joe Remcho told the City Council that the business transaction between City Att. Roger Grable and Sheridan's firm was legitimate because escrow on the home did not close until April 13. Sheridan had voted on his contract four months before, on Dec. 12, 1989.
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February 27, 1988 | KENNETH REICH, Times Staff Writer
The California Trial Lawyers Assn. on Friday filed suit in state appeals court to enjoin county voter registrars from accepting petitions to qualify for the November ballot an insurance industry initiative detrimental to the lawyers' interests.
NEWS
July 21, 1988 | KENNETH REICH, Times Staff Writer
The committee responsible for Proposition 100, an insurance initiative financed primarily by trial lawyers, has informed the state's Fair Political Practices Commission that it is changing its name, and the watchdog agency has "informally" accepted the change. The name the committee has used up to now in advertising worth hundreds of thousands of dollars is the "Consumer Insurance Reform Coalition."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 2000 | JEAN O. PASCO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A state appellate court has ordered Orange County to cover attorney fees totaling about $450,000 for two anti-airport groups that successfully challenged portions of a 1996 environmental review of plans to build an airfield at the now-closed El Toro base. The El Toro Reuse Planning Authority, a coalition of eight South County cities opposing an airport, will get $247,440 plus 10% interest for its attorney fees.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 1990 | WENDY PAULSON
A San Francisco attorney has been hired to determine if Councilwoman Sally Anne Sheridan violated conflict-of-interest laws when her husband listed and then sold the city attorney's house after Sheridan had voted to extend his contract. City Manager Paul Brady Jr. said Tuesday that questions have arisen over Sheridan's possible role in the sale of the house, which was listed by Sheridan's husband and business partner, Donald Sheridan, a broker at ReMax Realty in Irvine.
NEWS
May 31, 1986 | KENNETH REICH, Times Staff Writer
The campaign firm promoting Proposition 51, the "deep-pockets" initiative on Tuesday's ballot, sent out a special mailing to "more than 150,000" Republican homes Friday debunking a massive slate mailing against the initiative as "phony" and a "fraud." "Beware of this phony slate card," said the new mailing, which also contained endorsements of the initiative from Gov. George Deukmejian and Sen. Pete Wilson (R-Calif.
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January 23, 1997 | ERIC BAILEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Assemblyman Scott Baugh is facing felony campaign wrongdoing charges, but his biggest obstacle these days isn't in court. It's his checkbook. The Huntington Beach Republican was depending on hefty campaign donations from sympathetic benefactors to pay off his mounting legal bills, but a new state restriction on contributions has put a serious crimp in Baugh's defense fund.
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January 23, 1997 | ERIC BAILEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Assemblyman Scott Baugh is facing felony campaign wrongdoing charges, but his biggest problem these days isn't prosecutors. It's his checkbook. The Huntington Beach Republican was depending on hefty campaign donations from sympathetic benefactors to pay off his mounting lawyer bills, but a new state restriction on contributions has put a serious crimp in Baugh's defense fund.
NEWS
April 30, 1988 | KENNETH REICH, Times Staff Writer
Campaigners for the insurance industry's proposed no-fault auto initiative have sued in state appeals court to enjoin county voter registrars from accepting petitions for a competing initiative backed by the California Trial Lawyers Assn. The initiatives are targeted for the November ballot.
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