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Bill to boost campaign-finance disclosure clears Calif. Legislature
Bill to boost campaign-finance disclosure clears Calif. Legislature

The state Senate on Thursday approved a measure that would force nonprofit groups and others to disclose the true source of large contributions to California campaigns, but agreed to delay its enforcement. The bill, which now goes to Gov. Jerry Brown for consideration, is in response to a controversy in the 2012 election when conservative groups from Arizona poured $15 million into the state to fight Brown's tax hike and support an ultimately unsuccessful move to reduce unions' political power. Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) introduced SB 27, which would require an organization to provide information about its donors if it spends or contributes at least $50,000 in one year or...

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