For Immediate Release: October 2, 2015
SUPERVISOR ANDREW DO PROPOSES OC ETHICS COMMISSION WITH SUBPOENA POWER
Proposal Includes Contribution Tracking, Ethics Training to Add Teeth to TINCUP
Santa Ana, California — In an effort to add teeth to TINCUP, Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do is proposing an Orange County Ethics Commission to enforce and administer the county’s landmark campaign finance law. The new commission, as proposed by Supervisor Do, would have the power to subpoena bank records, investigate campaign finance violations, and create an independent campaign contribution tracking system.
“Orange County needs to add teeth to TINCUP,” said Supervisor Andrew Do, who modeled his proposal after ethics commissions from across the country. “An ethics commission can help restore the public’s trust in government and ensure that all campaigns play by the same rules.” Continue reading