Tateosian Challenges Embattled Payne for Trustee Seat

State Center Community College District Trustee Eric Payne will have competition for reelection. Payne, a two-term trustee, said he intends to run again on the November 2020 ballot. Sevag Tateosian, a longtime Fresno County employee, filed his intention ...
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Campaign Watchdog Hits Payne With $54K in Fines

The state agency in charge of enforcing campaign finance law gave State Center trustee Eric Payne a break on Thursday. Facing 21 counts for various infractions, including failures to file paperwork in a time...
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State Watchdog Drops Hammer on Fresno-Area Politicians

The state agency in charge of campaign finance enforcement has detailed its case to justify $66,000 in fines against community college board trustee Eric Payne. Payne, a two-term trustee of the State Center Community College District, faces 21 counts rangin...
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Janz Wins State Dems Endorsement in Nunes Battle

For the second time, Andrew Janz is the Democrats' choice for Congress. The Fresno County Deputy District Attorney initially won his party’s recommendation during the pre-endorsement conference in January. O...