Amid Recall, CA Campaign Finance Agency Lifts Limits On Lawmaker Contributions

Aug 18, 2017

The California Fair Political Practices Commission voted 3-1 to adopt a change in a longstanding rule that restricts how much money state Sen. Josh Newman, D-Fullerton can raise from fellow lawmakers to fight a recall.
Credit Rich Pedroncelli / AP

The California campaign finance watchdog agency has lifted a long-held cap on how much money state lawmakers can give to colleagues facing recall elections.

Today's reporting by Ben Bradford.