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Political watchdog approves fines against Sacramento County officials

The state’s political watchdog approved fines against three local officials and local political action committees on Thursday. The California Fair Political Practices Commission signed off on the fines as part of settlement agreements reached between the commission and Sacramento County Supervisor Susan Peters, Elk Grove City Councilman Steven Detrick, SMUD board President Nancy Bui Thompson and political action committees associated with San Juan Unified School District.

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Ed Fletcher The Sacramento Bee
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