San Jose to Revise Campaign Laws Ahead of 2016 Elections

San Jose is expected to nix a voluntary spending cap and change several other local election laws to match state requirements.

Commission Poised to Dismiss Complaints against Manh Nguyen

An independent evaluator has recommended dismissing complaints against Manh Nguyen, who’s running against Tim Orozco for San Jose’s District 4 council seat.

SJPD Expected to Receive $1.6 Million in State Technology Grant

Thanks to a $1.6 million state law enforcement grant, the San Jose Police Department will be able to upgrade aging equipment.

Dave Cortese Returns $10,000 in Campaign Cash

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: Ethics Complaint Filed against Dave Cortese Campaign

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.