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February 20, 2014 12:46 PM

Sacramento mayor’s $1,000 fine approved by FPPC

The Fair Political Practices Commission today formally approved a $1,000 fine against Mayor Kevin Johnson after the mayor failed to properly report that the charitable foundation formed by Wal-Mart’s Walton family paid for his travel to education conferences.

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Ryan Lillis has covered the city of Sacramento, its 108 neighborhoods and its politicians since 2008. Prior to that, he covered crime at The Sacramento Bee. A native of upstate New York, Lillis has a journalism degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

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