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Jay-Z, John Legend videos land Proposition 47 camp in hot water
Jay-Z, John Legend videos land Proposition 47 camp in hot water

  The group that sponsored Proposition 47, the voter-approved initiative that reduces penalties for drug possession and other nonviolent crimes, has agreed to pay a $2,500 penalty for publishing two videos on YouTube without legally required campaign disclosures. The one-minute videos included appearances by soul singer John Legend and rapper Jay-Z, and were part of the successful campaign to approve the ballot measure. A state ethics agency found that the Yes on Prop. 47 committee, Californians for Safe Neighborhoods and Schools, failed to include a disclosure of its name on the videos or list its two highest donors of $50,000 or more, both of which are required by law. The...

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