Tag: Ethics Commission

Ethics chair resigns over failure to place campaign finance reforms on June ballot

The chair of the Ethics Commission has abruptly stepped down after the watchdog agency failed to place a campaign reform…

9 months ago

Memo raises constitutionality concerns for reform measure aimed at big political donors

An Ethics Commission memo calls into question the constitutionality of a political contribution reform measure proposed by Supervisor Aaron Peskin…

9 months ago

Supe. Farrell may settle $191K ethics fine for $25K

Supervisor Mark Farrell may settle his $191,000 ethics fine for $25,000. After a number of recent court filings and hearing…

2 years ago

Court hearing on Farrell’s lawsuit over $191K ethics fine postponed

The first legal arguments in Supervisor Mark Farrell’s lawsuit to overturn his $191,000 ethics fine were postponed Thursday until next…

2 years ago

Retired Judge Quentin Kopp on his way to becoming Ethics commissioner

Retired Judge Quentin Kopp is expected to become San Francisco’s newest Ethics commissioner after receiving a positive recommendation for his…

2 years ago

Retired Judge Quentin Kopp ready to return to City Hall as Ethics commissioner

Retired Judge Quentin Kopp is ready to enforce San Francisco’s ethics laws. After decades of public service, the 87-year-old has…

2 years ago

Gascon to pay $4K fine for illegal campaign contributions

District Attorney George Gascon has agreed to pay a $4,000 fine for illegally soliciting contributions from city employees during a…

2 years ago

UPDATE: Former Supervisor Christensen secures ethics waiver for new job

Seven months after Julie Christensen lost her political post in November, the former supervisor is hoping to land a new…

2 years ago