Government

Cory Briggs’ conduct ‘unethical and possibly criminal,’ appellate court says

Cory Briggs’ conduct ‘unethical and possibly criminal,’ appellate court says

In a published opinion Thursday, three justices of the 4th District Court of Appeal said Briggs knowingly represented a suspended corporation in a lawsuit challenging a new San Diego tax to finance an expansion of the downtown convention center, but didn't acknowledge it and then didn't give a reasons for his actions. Publication of the opinion means it can be cited as legal precedent. Read More »

Some — not all — CPUC reforms await governor’s signature

Some — not all — CPUC reforms await governor’s signature

Gov. Jerry Brown appears poised to sign legislation that would address some of the California Public Utilities Commission’s long-standing failures of transparency and accountability highlighted in a recent inewsource investigation. A much broader set of reforms touted by Brown and many legislators never made it to the governor’s desk, dealing a blow to critics who demanded more substantial changes to ... Read More »

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