City Beat

September 10, 2013

FPPC will investigate allegation that Mayor Johnson had conflict in ‘big-box’ store vote

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is the subject of an investigation by state election regulators over allegations that his solicitation of thousands of dollars in donations from Wal-Mart and a charity funded by the company’s founding family created a conflict of interest in his recent vote to ease regulations of big-box superstores in the city.

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