Civitas Review

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    Jun
    24

    Unethical Welfare for Politicians Scheme Stripped from Ethics Bill

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Brian Balfour | Tagged , , , ,

    Last minute insertion under cover of darkness of an unexpected clause into a bill. Virtually no debate among Committee members, especially those taken by surprise by the bill changes, before the bill was approved by the Committee and passed along to the Senate floor. Less than 24 hours for the public or media to even take notice of the […]

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    Jun
    22

    Irony of the Ethics Bill

    Posted in Legislative Activity, Politicians & Politicking By Jason Sutton | Tagged , , , , , , ,

    The bill (HB961) is 34 pages, was sent out late last night after being hammered out in darkness, and was considered for little more than an hour in the Senate Judiciary I Committee.  Ironically, it is a bill entitled “Government Ethics and Campaign Reform Act of 2010.”  The portion of the act that strengthens ethics […]

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