Skip to comments.Villaraigosa agrees to fine in campaign probe
Posted on 08/03/2007 11:13:15 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa agreed Thursday to pay a $5,200 fine for violating multiple campaign finance laws stemming from his 2003 race for the City Council.
In all, Villaraigosa violated 30 aspects of city campaign finance laws, according to a proposed agreement that he signed Thursday.
Villaraigosa's campaign lawyer, Stephen Kaufman, downplayed the significance of the violations, calling them common mistakes that other campaigns have made.
"These are administrative errors, but nonetheless they should not have happened," Kaufman said. "The mayor has taken steps to make sure this does not happen again."
Villaraigosa could have faced a maximum $150,000 in administrative penalties, but Ethics Commission staffers recommended a smaller fine based on his cooperation and the absence of what they called any "prior enforcement history."
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The was for his City Council run. He also has be fined lots more for his run for Mayor. This guy just like breaking all the rules.
I’m beginnig to wonder what this Mayor couldn’t get away with.
He must be on the fast track for something...
IMO it’s d—kweed!
Ah-nold will help Salty Tony into the Governor’s office. That’s the plan all along.
Oh Bella Pelosi, where is your ranting about corruption?
Well, I wouldn’t put it past Aaaanold, but I’d wager he’s headed that direction shortly.