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11/13/14Ethics Commission Levies Fines Totaling $35,000 in Campaign Money Laundering Cases (PDF)
07/10/14Ethics Commission Levies Additional Fines Totaling $60,000 in Money Laundering Cases (PDF)
04/10/14Ethics Commission Levies $80,000 Fine in Campaign Money Laundering Case (PDF)
10/10/13Ethics Commission Levies $7,500 Fine in Connection with Committee's Failure to Disclose Its Principal Officers (PDF)
03/09/12Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with Planning Commissioner Concerning Economic Interest Disclosure Requirements (PDF)
12/16/11Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with Ballot Measure Committee and Its Treasurer Concerning Violations of Campaign Laws (PDF)
10/13/11Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with Unite Here San Diego Concerning Failure to Disclose Independent Expenditures (PDF)
10/13/11Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with City Councilmember Marti Emerald Concerning Violation of Ethics Laws (PDF)
07/15/11Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with Former City Candidate Robert Ilko Concerning Violations of Campaign Laws (PDF)
06/09/11Ethics Commission Announces Settlement With Working San Diegans PAC Concerning Failure to Disclose AFSCME Sponsorship (PDF)
10/15/10Ethics Commission Announces Settlement With "Strong Mayor" Ballot Measure Committee Concerning Violations of Campaign Laws (PDF)
10/15/10Ethics Commission Announces Settlement With Two City Candidates Concerning Failure to Timely File Campaign Statements (PDF)
10/15/10Ethics Commission Announces Settlements With City Officials Concerning the Late Filing of Economic Disclosure Forms (PDF)
07/09/10Ethics Commission Announces Settlement With Bartell & Associates Concerning Violations of Lobbying Laws (PDF)
02/12/10Ethics Commission Announces Settlement With Neighborhood Market Association for Failing to Properly Disclose Efforts to Oppose Beach Alcohol Ban (PDF)
12/10/09Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with Public Solutions Concerning Violations of Lobbying Laws (PDF)
11/12/09Ethics Commission Announces Settlements With Eugene Heytow, Robert Lehman, and Sherman Mendoza Concerning Late Reporting of Independent Expenditures (PDF)
11/12/09Ethics Commission Announces Settlements With City Officials Concerning Economic Interest Disclosure Requirements (PDF)
10/09/09Ethics Commission Announces Settlements With Two Lobbying Firms Concerning Late Filing of Quarterly Reports (PDF)
09/11/09Ethics Commission Announces Settlement With Former City Candidate Richard Rider Concerning Violation of Campaign Laws (PDF)
08/13/09Ethics Commission Announces Settlements with Lobbyists Concerning Late Filing of Registration Forms and Quarterly Reports (PDF)
08/13/09Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with International Association of Firefighters Concerning Late Reporting of Independent Expenditure (PDF)
07/10/09Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with Community Housingworks Concerning Violations of Lobbying Laws (PDF)
07/10/09Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with Former City Candidate Lorena Gonzalez And Her Campaign Treasurer For Failure To Report Expenditures
05/15/09Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with Cornerstone Strategies Concerning Violations of Lobbying Laws (PDF)
03/13/09Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with Former Council Candidate for Unlawful Solicitation of Campaign Contributions from City Employees (PDF)
03/13/09Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with Two City Officials Concerning Economic Interest Disclosure Requirements (PDF)
01/16/09Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with Lobbying Firm Gorton, Moore & Mulanix Concerning Late Filing of Disclosure Reports (PDF)
12/12/08Ethics Commission Announces Settlement With Former City Candidate Howard Wayne Concerning Violation of Campaign Laws (PDF)
09/30/08New Lobbying Laws Reveal that Lobbying Firms Received $3.8 Million to Influence City Officials During the First Six Months of 2008 (PDF)
09/11/08Ethics Commission Announces Settlement With City Attorney Michael Aguirre For Unlawful Solicitation Of Campaign Contributions From City Employees (PDF)
09/11/08Ethics Commission Announces Settlements With City Officials Concerning Economic Interest Disclosure Requirements (PDF)
08/14/08Ethics Commission Announces Two Settlements in Connection with Unlawful Solicitation of Campaign Contributions from City Employees (PDF)
11/08/07Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with City Councilmember Ben Hueso Concerning Violations of Campaign Laws (PDF)
11/08/07Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with Lobbyists Art Castanares Concerning Violations of Lobbying Laws (PDF)
10/12/07Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with City Officials Concerning Economic Interests Disclosure Requirements (PDF)
09/13/07Ethics Commission Announces Results of Random Drawing for Audit of Campaign Committees (PDF)
05/18/07Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with City Councilmember Jim Madaffer Concerning Violations of Ethics Laws (PDF)
03/08/07Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with City Councilmember Tony Young Concerning Violations of Campaign Laws (PDF)
02/08/07Ethics Commission Levies Fine Against Attorney Cynthia Morgan for Violating the City's Lobbying Laws (PDF)
11/09/06Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with City Officials Concerning Economic Interest Disclosure Requirements (PDF)
09/18/06Ethics Commission Approves $17,000 Fine in Connection with Unlawful Campaign Mailer (PDF)
09/18/06Ethics Commission Approves $8,000 in Penalties in Connection with Campaign Money Laundering by Sukut Construction and Grubb & Ellis (PDF)
05/11/06Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with Lobbyist Scott Maloni Concerning Violations of Lobbying Laws (PDF)
04/13/06Ethics Commission Announces Settlement With Nick Inzunza Concerning Violations of Campaign Laws (PDF)
04/13/06Ethics Commission Announces Settlements With San Diego County Republican Central Committee Member Communications (PDF)
02/11/06Ethics Commission Announces Settlements With City Officials Concerning Economic Interest Disclosure Requirements (PDF)
02/10/06Ethics Commission Announces Settlements With Mayoral Candidate Peter Q. Davis Concerning Violations of Campaign Laws (PDF)
12/19/05Ethics Commission Announces Settlements With City Attorney Michael Aguirre Concerning Violations of Campaign Laws (PDF)
11/10/05Ethics Commission Announces Two Settlements Arising from Investigation of San Diego Data Processing Corporation (PDF)
11/10/05Ethics Commission Announces Settlement with Former Mayoral Candidate Ron Roberts Concerning Violations of Campaign Laws (PDF)
10/03/05United States District Court Upholds Local Campaign Laws for Upcoming Elections (PDF)
08/02/05Ethics Commission Announces Four Settlements Concerning Violations of Campaign Laws (PDF)
12/29/04Ethics Commission Selects General Counsel (PDF)
09/10/04Ethics Commission Enforces Economic Interest Disclosure Requirements (PDF)
09/07/04New Campaign Laws Take Effect on October 7, 2004 (PDF)
11/25/03Ethics Commission Selects Executive Director (PDF)
10/14/03Ethics Commission Announces Resignation of Edward F. Kolker (PDF)
11/07/02Ethics Commission Announces Resolution with Byron Wear (PDF)
08/09/02Ethics Commission Announces Resolution with Lincoln Club (PDF)
10/22/01Ethics Commission Selects Executive Director (PDF)