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Dec 05, 2007   
New Rules Place Politicians' California Travel Under Scrutiny
State Ethics Board Increases Disclosure Required for Trips Paid for By Campaign Donors
Dec 07, 2006   
Audit Needed to Probe Contracts to Schwarzenegger Backers;
General Motors Won Exclusive Deal After Gift to Gov
Dec 05, 2006   
Schwarzenegger Pulls In Over $500,000 Before High-Priced Fundraiser At Brentwood Home;
$25K from State Farm Departs from Company's Prior Refusal to Donate to Politicians
Dec 03, 2006   
Schwarzenegger Must Veto $90 Mil Extra Election As Taxpayer Boondoggle;
Early Presidential Primary Should Be Paired With State Races Says FTCR
Dec 02, 2006   
Term Limits Initiative Targeted At $90 Mil. Extra '08 Election
Dec 02, 2006   
Politicians Approve Extra Election at $90 Mil Taxpayer Cost;
Bill Tied to Deal Extending Term Limits for Lawmakers, Governor
Dec 01, 2006   
Schwarzenegger Health Plan's Success Depends On Whether Average Californians Can Afford It;
Insurer Reforms Must Be Strengthened, Not Watered Down, Says Group
Dec 01, 2006   
Internal Documents Show Insurers Won't Sell Health Policies to Cops, Firefighters, Expectant Dads, Allergy & Acne Sufferers, etc.;
Schwarzenegger, Himself Uninsurable, Should Force CA Insurers To Sell To All Patients
Nov 02, 2005   
Documents Reveal Details of Corporate-Funded Luxury Junket for Top State Officials, Spouses And Lobbyists;
Chevron Hosts Day of Meetings for Gov's Chief of Staff, Assembly Speaker and Others On "Rascals In Paradise" Tour of South America
Dec 10, 2005   
Schwarzenegger Veto Allows Utility, Phone Regulators to Hold Stock in Companies They Oversee
Dec 08, 2005   
Gov Candidates Asked to Stand Up for Clean Politics;
Angelides & Schwarzenegger Called On to Support Prop 89
Dec 07, 2005   
"Air Force 89" Protest Plane Buzzes Schwarzenegger Fundraiser After Gov Speaks Out Against Public Financing of Elections;
Prop 89 Cleans Up Corruption of Money In Politics
Dec 03, 2005   
FTCR: Sen. McCain Should Bow Out of Schwarzenegger's Beverly Hills Fund-Raiser On Moral Grounds
Dec 02, 2005   
Task Force Strengthens Voter-Approved Ethics Protections;
Pasadena Anti-Corruption Law Model For California Cities
Nov 01, 2004   
FTCR's Statement on Californians' Rejection of Schwarzenegger's Measures and His Extra Election
Dec 08, 2004   
Schwarzenegger's Rolling Stones Fundraiser Violates Massachusetts Ticket Scalping Law
Local Consumers Can't Pay $10-$100k for Sold-Out Show, Ask to Pay Face Value
Dec 07, 2004   
FTCR Calls on Legislature to Investigate Schwarzenegger's Financial Holdings
Gov Acted On Business Partners' Behalf On At Least 10 Bills
Dec 07, 2004   
FTCR Calls Upon Legislative Leader To Subpoena Schwarzenegger's Tax Returns & Private Business Contracts
Dec 06, 2004   
Taxpayer Advocate Condemns Governor's $80 Million Special Election
Legislature Should Ban Governor From Calling Extra Elections for Personal Gain
Dec 06, 2004   
College Student Asks Gov Why He's "Too Chicken" to Commit to Graduation Speech
Dec 04, 2004   
Taxpayers to Arnold: Call Off The Extra Election
Governor's Nov. Election Plan Is $70 Million Campaign Finance Dodge
Dec 04, 2004   
Schwarzenegger Donors' Fraud Could Cost California Taxpayers $400 Million
AIG's Stock Decline in Wake of Investigation Hits State Retirement Systems Hard
Dec 03, 2004   
Group Unveils Schwarzenegger's Century Plaza Hotel "Cash Syndicate" of Big Industry Executives
Gov Will Attend Fundraiser Hosted by Syndicate Later Today
Dec 03, 2004   
Schwarzenegger Conceals Taxpayer Cost of Security Detail
Public Records Act Request Denied By Gov, CHP
Dec 03, 2004   
Warren Beatty Warns Schwarzenegger He Could Be Lunch
Dec 03, 2004   
CHP Denies Public Records Act Request To Disclose Cost To Taxpayers Of Schwarzenegger's Security
Dec 03, 2004   
Gov. Should Pay Legal Costs in Nurses Lawsuit & Travel Expenses for Money-Making Venture
Dec 03, 2004   
FTCR to Schwarzenegger: Fire Wilson
Japan Trip Reveals Insurmountable Conflicts of Interest
Dec 03, 2004   
Don't Sign: Stop the Poll Tax
Dec 03, 2004   
Schwarzenegger Called "Bad Actor" For Cash Register Politics in Skies Over Oscars
Dec 02, 2004   
Questions About Schwarzenegger's Common Cause with Common Cause
Dec 02, 2004   
FTCR to Schwarzenegger: Special Election Is A Campaign Finance Dodge Call It Off
Dec 02, 2004   
Air Arnold: New Message for the Governor In the Skies Above the Capitol During Gov's Fundraiser
Nov 02, 2003   
Remarks of Harvey Rosenfield to California Nurses
California State Capitol - December 1, 2004
Dec 08, 2003   
Schwarzenegger's Secrecy Assailed, Records Demanded
Consumer Group Calls for Opening Up of "California Performance Review" Process
Dec 06, 2003   
Schwarzenegger's Punitive Damage Proposal Called Red Herring;
Consumer Activist Calls For Taxing Convicted Wrongdoers' Payouts To Fill Budget Hole
Dec 06, 2003   
IRS Should Investigate Schwarzenegger Political Committee As Tax & Disclosure Dodge
Gov's Group Promotes His Political Fortunes, Not Public Good, Complaint Says
Dec 02, 2003   
FPPC Should Investigate Schwarzenegger's Initiative Advertisements & $2 Million Transfer, Group Says
Advertisements Fail to Disclose True Source of Funding
Dec 02, 2003   
Schwarzenegger Should Cancel Half Million $ Fundraiser Due to $1.3 Billion Conflict with Pharmaceutical Industry
Dec 02, 2003   
FTCR Calls On Schwarzenegger To Make Consumer Protection Week Real
Gov should unfreeze rules and regs his Admin has shelved, set his first meetings with consumer groups and stand up to special interest donors
Dec 01, 2003   
Web Log to Chart Universal Health Care Debate -- Will Schwarzenegger and the Legislature Ever Get to Cost Controls?
FTCR to track legislature's actions on health care reform
Nov 02, 2002   
Schwarzenegger Donors Link Contributions, Budget Cuts
Group Calls on Governor to Return $, Ban Fundraising During Budget Season
Nov 01, 2002 & Billboard Unveiled To Watch Hidden Hand Of Special Interests In Administration
Group to hold Governor accountable
Nov 01, 2002   
Schwarzenegger Freeze On All Pending Regulations Helps Special Interests Roll Back Environmental and Consumer Protection Laws
FTCR Calls Freeze "Special Interest Coup d' Etat"

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