Tom Ammiano
Opponent of transgender student law agrees to pay fine

A conservative activist from New Jersey has agreed to pay $2,400 in fines for failing to properly report $200,000 he spent on a campaign to block California's transgender students rights law. Sean Fieler of the assets management firm Equinox Partners admitted to the state Fair Political Practices Commission staff that he did not file a major-donor report as required after he contributed large sums to the campaign group Privacy for All Students in 2013. The commission will meet April 16 to consider approving the fine negotiated by its enforcement staff. The campaign group failed in 2013 to collect enough signatures for a referendum on AB 1266 after it was approved by the California...