San Jose’s Ethics Commission dismissed charges against 20 candidates and City Council members who unwittingly broke local election laws.
San Jose is expected to nix a voluntary spending cap and change several other local election laws to match state requirements.
San Jose’s Ethics Commission has launched an investigation into dozens of elected leaders and candidates who flouted local election law.
An independent evaluator has recommended dismissing complaints against Manh Nguyen, who’s running against Tim Orozco for San Jose’s District 4 council seat.
Questions about a San Jose City Council candidate’s marital status have prompted an erstwhile acquaintance to file an ethics complaint.
Thanks to a $1.6 million state law enforcement grant, the San Jose Police Department will be able to upgrade aging equipment.
Sam Liccardo’s mayoral campaign sent an email blast Thursday announcing it had filed another ethics complaint against opponent Dave Cortese. There could be a couple issues with the new complaint, though.
Taking a page from the script of “Friends,” Dave Cortese defended his improper collection of campaign cash in the San Jose mayor’s race by stating that his campaign was on “a break.” The city’s Ethics Commission ruled last week that he should return $9,825.
Sources confirmed Monday that a complaint has been filed with San Jose’s Ethics Commission against the mayoral campaign of Dave Cortese. Questions are now being raised about whether he will have to return money that was collected immediately following the June 3 primary.
A report going before the San Jose Ethics Commission is expected to clear Sam Liccardo’s mayoral campaign of breaking city fundraising laws, save for one count of improper disclosure.