The FPPC Chair Should Be Part-Time, Not Full-Time

Robert Stern
Bob Stern was a principal co-author of the Political Reform Act of 1974.  He was the Commission’s general counsel from 1975-83.

I made a mistake when drafting the Political Reform Act of 1974, Proposition 9 passed by 70% of California’s voters in June of 1974. When Dan Lowenstein, the chief drafter of the Act, and I worked together on the measure, he insisted that the chair of the Fair Political Practices Commission be full-time while the […]

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