Seven political committees will each be paying $1,500 in fines for not filing their most recent campaign finance reports on time, the city's Board of Ethics announced Thursday. Those committees are:
1. Anna Verna Committee
2. Bob Brady for Congress
3. Friends of Andy Toy
4. iHeart Media, Inc. – Clear Channel Outdoor PAC
5. ILA Local 1291 PAC
6. Phila AFL CIO PAC
7. Society Hill Towers PAC
Except for iHeart Media, which is based in San Francisco, the other committees are all based in Philadelphia. Any PACs that donated money to candidates for city offices were supposed to file their Cycle 2 reports (which runs from Jan. 1 to May 4) on May 8. Failure do so would result in a penalty of $250 for each day the report is late.
Between May 15 and May 26, the ethics board notified the delinquent filers that they needed to file. Their compliance to file a few days later resulted in a reduced fine of $1,500 for each committee.
All seven PACs agreed to pay the fee, according to the settlements released Thursday.
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