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San Diego County Supes Accept Gifts And Thanks, Despite Rules To Prevent It

Sept. 2
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

Organizations that receive grants through San Diego County's Neighborhood Reinvestment Program sometimes give county supervisors gifts and recognition. And some supervisors accept these gratuities, despite rules set up to avoid the appearance of influence buying.

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