By Taryn Luna
May 19, 2016 – 11:59 AM
- The former legislator admitted his part in a campaign finance scheme
- The Fair Political Practices Commission lowered Strickland’s fine to $40,000
- Strickland currently serves as the California chairman of the Committee for American Sovereignty, a new pro-Trump super PAC
Former Republican lawmaker Tony Strickland will pay a $40,000 fine under a settlement with campaign finance regulators approved Thursday, with the former lawmaker admitting that he arranged for supporters to bypass voter-approved contribution limits during his 2010 race for state controller.