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Topic - Alex Padilla
A string of legal cases against lawmakers that include two Democrats facing political corruption charges has magnified the usually quiet race for the office overseeing California elections and campaign fundraising.
Four candidates vying to be the next secretary of state offered competing visions on Wednesday for controlling political fundraising and how they would best improve access and transparency for California elections.
A series of scandals that has tarnished the integrity of the state Legislature has prompted a wave of proposals aimed at strengthening political ethics and reforming laws governing campaign contributions.
The developer behind a $1.2 billion plan to build a football stadium in downtown Los Angeles got a key boost Tuesday with a law that will help it avoid lengthy court fights.
California's state Senate on Friday sent Gov. Jerry Brown bipartisan legislation intended to speed up construction of a possible NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles, shrugging off concerns that it could draw a team from elsewhere in California.
L.L. busted — again
L.L. busted — again
"The reason there's indictments, the reason there's trials is because the system is working," said state Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles, who is one of several contenders for secretary of state, the office that oversees elections and campaign fundraising. "But clearly there is more we can do to minimize the likelihood of this kind of bad behavior taking place to begin with."