|By Admin1 (admin) on Sunday, August 12, 2001 - 9:13 am: Edit Post|
According to the Times, the financial community paid Stanton at least $19,243 over the preceding five years; Richardson, $12,368; Supervisor Gaddi Vasquez, $15,225; Supervisor William Steiner, $10,300; Supervisor Harriett Weider, $13,460; and Supervisor Thomas Riley, $12,388.
The Times' analysis showed that the more generous political contributors in the financial community were given the largest share of county business.
One financial adviser, after being warned that competing for County business without making the required contributions, submitted his name for advisory work anyway. During the interview, county officials never even asked Ashburn how much he charged.
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Donations to O.C. Supervisor Said to Be Influential