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California athletic commissioner resigns over insolvency

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Fallout continues over the insolvency of the California State Athletic Commission with the resignation of one member of the panel in protest of not being warned of the impending financial crisis.

On Tuesday, the commission voted to censure its executive officer, George Dodd, for ‘for not adequately informing the commission about the insolvency of the Athletic Commission fund.’'

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The Department of Consumer Affairs has determined that the agency, which regulates boxing and martial arts in California, will end the fiscal year this month in the red.

Now comes word that Commissioner Linda Forster has notified Gov. Jerry Brown that she is resigning.

‘I was shocked by this turn of events as described by DCA because at no point prior did the Commission’s Executive Director alert us to the potential for fiscal crisis,’ Forster wrote. ‘I find it unconscionable that commissioners were not regularly and sufficiently apprised of (its) financial health.’

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-- Patrick McGreevy in Sacramento


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