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Trips, tickets and golf for California lawmakers highlight laxity of ethics rules

Mar 4, 2011 12:02:29 AM- latimes.com
Gifts that California legislators have received from lobbyists and others would be forbidden in states such as New York and Arizona. But a proposal by a San Luis Obispo senator would greatly limit the travel, meals, cigars and more.

Trips to Spain and Argentina, choice Lakers tickets, gourmet meals and rounds of golf are among the $637,000 in gifts that elected state officials accepted last year, many from companies and groups that lobby in Sacramento.

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