NEWS: California watchdog agency says it needs more power to go after misuse of public funds

With local prosecutors failing to file charges in cases where public officials have used public funds for political purposes, the state Fair Political Practices Commission is proposing their powers be expanded to allow the FPPC to prosecute misuses of taxpayer dollars. In response, the California State Association of Counties is filing a lawsuit to prevent such enforcement.

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