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Washington state officials are calling it the largest campaign-finance penalty in U.S. history. A judge in Olympia has ordered the Grocery Manufacturers Association  to pay an $18 million fine for deliberately hiding its donors.

No Big Surprises On Signature Deadline Day

Jul 3, 2014
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The deadline to turn in signatures to qualify initiative petitions in Oregon produced no big surprises Thursday. But Oregonians could still have a range of controversial topics to decide this fall.