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PAC with tobacco ties pushes for Nury Martinez, L.A. ballot measures
PAC with tobacco ties pushes for Nury Martinez, L.A. ballot measures

A political action committee partly backed by an affiliate of tobacco giant Phillip Morris USA is helping to promote the reelection bid of Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez and two measures to change L.A.’s election date, according to city records. The Sacramento-based committee, Keep CA Strong, informed the City Ethics Commission last week that it had purchased space on a campaign mailer for Martinez and for city charter Amendments 1 and 2, which would align city and school board elections with state and federal contests. The election is Tuesday. Keep CA Strong reported just two donations so far this year: $25,000 from Anheuser-Busch, which has a plant in...

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