California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks at a gathering of political, business and community leaders at the annual California Chamber of Commerce Host Breakfast in Sacramento in May. Brown signed several political ethics bills Saturday but vetoed another. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)
By Jim Miller
October 10, 2015
- Innocuously named groups currently do not reveal donors
- Brown vetoed measure to require more information on lawmakers’ financial disclosures
- As a candidate in 1974, governor championed Political Reform Act
Gov. Jerry Brown, offering a mixed reaction to legislative proposals to change the political-ethics law he helped pass 40 years ago, signed a bill Saturday to require nonprofit groups that pay for lawmaker travel to disclose their donors.
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