Jeff Smith 2 p.m., Dec. 18
Taxpayers Association's Political War Chest Grows
The San Diego County Taxpayers Association, a business lobbying and advocacy group whose board includes many prominent local Republicans, raised $15,690 for its political action committee in the final six months of 2011.
According to the group's campaign report, filed yesterday in Sacramento, donations included $5,000 from Atlanta, Georgia-based Cox Communications; $1,125 from Herzog Contracting Group of St. Joseph, Missouri; and $5,000 from private schools firm Bridgepoint Education of San Diego.
The PAC made no contributions and ended the year with $15,719 in the bank.
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