Interesting read. Napa County wouldn't limit campaign contributions at all, and it's led to wine growers having their way with the Board. Now the state is going to impose limits and they want to do even better. That's great to hear! I appreciate... 1/4…
Brad Wagenknecht's suggestion of a $2000 cap. It's hard to argue against that being a reasonable limit. And I'm thankful the Board is looking at stricter limits.

Did Diane Dillon REALLY legitimize election fraud by saying that it's okay...2/4…
to exceed the contribution limits by loaning out of personal money and then allowing people to repay the amount over the limit after the election is over? This is criminal activity. Maybe the Napa County District Attorney's Office should be... 3/4…
looking into Supervisor Dillon's finances @NapaSheriff. I certainly hope the voters take notice of the loose moral restriction. 4/4…

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Yes, first he tried to withdraw from the... 1/6…
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