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FPPC fines Kinney, Hickox, Areias for covert lobbying

 

Capitol Alert: FPPC fines Kinney, Areias, Hickox for covert lobbying

“Three well-connected partners in the prominent California Strategies public affairs firm have agreed to pay fines to California’s political watchdog agency for trying to influence state government decisions without registering as lobbyists.”

 

“Jason Kinney, Rusty Areias and Winston Hickox violated state law when they “crossed over the line which separates policy consultants from lobbyists,” says a proposed settlement the Fair Political Practices Commission released today.”

 

Click here for the story in the Sacramento Bee … 

 


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