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KERA North Texas
Why Aren't State Legislators Paid A Living Wage?means lawmaking isn’t supposed to be a full-time job. Judge Katie Kennedy is a
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 hours ago
means lawmaking isn’t supposed to be a full-time job. Judge Katie Kennedy is a Houstonian who serves on the state’s Ethics Commission. “The Texas Constitution addresses both legislators’ salary and per-diem payments during a legislative... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Ethics complaints against Bevin dismissedagainst Governor Matt Bevin over the purchase of his Anchorage home have now be
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 hours ago
against Governor Matt Bevin over the purchase of his Anchorage home have now been dismissed. The Executive Branch Ethics Commission says Bevin did nothing wrong when he bought a house from Neil Ramsey, a friend and campaign donor. The... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Panel: Kentucky gov did nothing wrong in home purchaseA state ethics commission says Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin did nothing wrong when
Dayton Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
A state ethics commission says Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin did nothing wrong when he purchased a home from a campaign donor for more than $1 million below a county's assessed value. Bevin and his wife bought the house for $1.6 million from Neil Ramsey,... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Ethics commission unanimously dismisses complaint over Bevin's new homeFRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - A state ethics commission on Friday unanimously dismisse
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 9 hours ago
FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - A state ethics commission on Friday unanimously dismissed a pair of complaints filed against Republican Gov. Matt Bevin over his purchase of a home from a friend and campaign donor. The five-member Executive Branch Ethics... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Panel: Kentucky gov did nothing wrong in home purchaseA state ethics commission says Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin did nothing wrong when
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 9 hours ago
A state ethics commission says Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin did nothing wrong when he purchased a home from a campaign donor for more than $1 million below a county's assessed value. Bevin and his wife bought the house for $1.6 million from Neil Ramsey,... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Ethics panel unanimously dismisses complaints against BevinFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky ethics commission has unanimously dismissed a
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 11 hours ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky ethics commission has unanimously dismissed a pair of complaints filed against Republican Gov. Matt Bevin over his purchase of a home from a friend and campaign donor. The Executive Branch Ethics Commission says... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Ethics panel unanimously dismisses complaints against Bevinpanel unanimously dismisses complaints against Bevin AP News | 07/21/17 05:07
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 11 hours ago
panel unanimously dismisses complaints against Bevin AP News | 07/21/17 05:07 AM FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- A Kentucky ethics commission has unanimously dismissed a pair of complaints filed against Republican Gov. Matt Bevin over his purchase... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine lawmakers back roads bond; GOP stalls LePage-backed student debt relieflegislators were considering an untested bid to kill the 2017 initiative, whose
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
legislators were considering an untested bid to kill the 2017 initiative, whose backers are being investigated by the Maine Ethics Commission for apparent violations. But the Legislature quietly moved to not act on it on Thursday, sending it... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC elections and ethics oversight is frozen between old and new, with local votes approachingpends | News & Observer The state Supreme Court froze any further action in th
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
pends | News & Observer The state Supreme Court froze any further action in the revamp of the state elections board and ethics commission while a lawsuit challenging the merger awaits a hearing before the justices. The state’s highest court... Read more
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Al.com
Blackballing GOP lawmakers, BCA is turning friends into enemieslaw, although special interest groups that spend more than $250 on a public off
Al.com / Posted yesterday
law, although special interest groups that spend more than $250 on a public official are supposed to report that to the Ethics Commission. BCA hasn't, and they won't explain why not when I've asked them. When it comes to junkets to the beach or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fredericks to Appeal IAAF SuspensionFredericks formed part of the voting panel for the 2016 Olympic Games. Frederi
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Fredericks formed part of the voting panel for the 2016 Olympic Games. Fredericks, who is also being investigated by the Ethics Commission of the International Olympic Committee, of which he is a member, received the payment from Papa Massata... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Court restores activist's fight with Missouri ethics panelwas premature. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports a Missouri Court of Appeals
KOMU Columbia / Posted yesterday
was premature. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports a Missouri Court of Appeals ruling Tuesday allows the Missouri Ethics Commission to again begin a hearing over whether Ron Calzone can appear before the House and Senate without formally... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
State watchdog reports given to Rauner detail controversial hiring, contracts at DCFSHickey's findings and the governor's response cannot be made public until they
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Hickey's findings and the governor's response cannot be made public until they have been approved by the state's Executive Ethics Commission, which is scheduled to meet behind closed doors on July 26. "We respect the investigatory independent... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Kitzhaber: Reopened investigation ‘not what I had hoped for'PORTLAND, Ore. – Former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber said he is “disappointed
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
PORTLAND, Ore. – Former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber said he is “disappointed” after the Oregon Government Ethics Commission chose to reopen an ethics investigation into whether Kitzhaber and his fiancée, Cylvia Hayes, used their positions as... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Appeals court returns 'unregistered lobbyist' case to hearing commissionRon Calzone's challenge to a Missouri Ethics Commission investigation belongs a
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Ron Calzone's challenge to a Missouri Ethics Commission investigation belongs at the Administrative Hearing Commission, not the Cole County Circuit Court, three judges of the Missouri Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday. In an 11-page opinion written by... Read more
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Boston Globe
New England news in briefto bring a casino to York County, were already under scrutiny when they missed
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
to bring a casino to York County, were already under scrutiny when they missed a deadline Monday.The director of the Maine Ethics Commission said there could be penalties for tardiness unless the committees had no financial activity to report. On... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Democratic candidate Skelton to return another lobbyist contributionPublic Service Commission. He is under contract to lobby for Missouri American
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Public Service Commission. He is under contract to lobby for Missouri American Water Company, according to the Missouri Ethics Commission online database. On Tuesday, Skelton said she would return $150 from two contract lobbyists but retain... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Lawmaker to appeal fines on campaign financescampaign finance laws, blaming the supposed misconduct on the theft of his debi
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
campaign finance laws, blaming the supposed misconduct on the theft of his debit card and campaign computer. The Missouri Ethics Commission found that Democratic state Rep. Courtney Curtis of Berkeley kept at least 11 bank accounts for his... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
What will the special session cost taxpayers?their expenses in Austin. That per diem pay has varied over the years; it's ca
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
their expenses in Austin. That per diem pay has varied over the years; it's capped by IRS allowances and set by the Texas Ethics Commission, the agency that also regulates the behavior of campaigns, candidates and public officials. In 2009,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Judge won’t dismiss lawsuit accusing NC lieutenant governor and legislators of holding illegal sessionfrom the state board of education to the elected superintendent and overhauled
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
from the state board of education to the elected superintendent and overhauled the makeup of the state board of elections, ethics commission and county elections boards. Those changes have been challenged in separate lawsuits filed by the governor... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
LMPD officer sued over alleged cover-up of sex abuse says involvement of David Yates is violation of ethics, common sensepower that threatens to corrode public confidence in government." Kent, former
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
power that threatens to corrode public confidence in government." Kent, former general counsel for the Louisville Metro Ethics Commission, concluded that any complaint against Yates for a conflict would be “dismissed for lack of probable cause,”... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Ethics trial underway for former Wilcox County commission chairmanwith some of the things happening in Wilcox County voiced their concerns to the
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
with some of the things happening in Wilcox County voiced their concerns to the District Attorney and the Alabama Ethics Commission. An investigation was conducted and the findings were presented to a grand jury, leading to the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Ethics trial underway for former Wilcox County commission chairmanwith some of the things happening in Wilcox County voiced their concerns to the
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 days ago
with some of the things happening in Wilcox County voiced their concerns to the District Attorney and the Alabama Ethics Commission. An investigation was conducted and the findings were presented to a grand jury, leading to the... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Attorney General Andy Beshear calls Gov. Bevin's purchase of Anchorage home 'public corruption'of personal enrichment I've ever seen.” Beshear’s comments came in response to
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
of personal enrichment I've ever seen.” Beshear’s comments came in response to an opinion issued by the Executive Branch Ethics Commission on Monday. The commission said Beshear, a Democrat, cannot ethically investigate the Republican governor’s... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Missouri lawmaker to appeal fines tied to campaign financessupposed misconduct on the theft of his debit card and campaign computer. The
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
supposed misconduct on the theft of his debit card and campaign computer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the Missouri Ethics Commission concluded Democratic state Rep. Courtney Curtis of Berkeley kept at least 11 bank accounts for his... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Hey, Texplainer: What will the special session cost taxpayers?their expenses in Austin. That per diem pay has varied over the years; it's ca
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
their expenses in Austin. That per diem pay has varied over the years; it's capped by IRS allowances and set by the Texas Ethics Commission, the agency that also regulates the behavior of campaigns, candidates and public officials. In 2009,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Cote, Mayhew post strong fundraising totals in 2018 bids to replace LePagewho declared their candidacies during the second quarter of 2017. Updated repor
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
who declared their candidacies during the second quarter of 2017. Updated reports for that period were due to the Maine Ethics Commission on Monday. Cote, a Sanford attorney, raised a total $265,000 between his April 19 announcement and June’s... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Cote, Mayhew take early fundraising lead in gubernatorial racehis primary campaign in what is expected to be a crowded Democratic field. Cote
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 3 days ago
his primary campaign in what is expected to be a crowded Democratic field. Cote also reported $10,000 in contributions to a potential general election campaign, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Maine Ethics Commission on M... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Alliance Police Department investigation leads to distrustof interest that is clear as day and should have been exposed to this body," Ja
The Alliance Review / Posted 3 days ago
of interest that is clear as day and should have been exposed to this body," Jakmides said. She added that the Ohio Ethics Commission will need to make a determination on the matter. "This is a black eye on the city of Alliance, and... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Cote, Mayhew take early fundraising lead in gubernatorial racehis primary campaign in what is expected to be a crowded Democratic field. Cote
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
his primary campaign in what is expected to be a crowded Democratic field. Cote also reported $10,000 in contributions to a potential general election campaign, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Maine Ethics Commission on M... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Ethics panel advises Beshear to not investigate BevinFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky ethics commission says the Democratic attorney
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky ethics commission says the Democratic attorney general should not investigate the state's Republican governor if he intends to challenge him for re-election. Attorney General Andy Beshear had asked the Executive... Read more
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DW
Spanish football federation president arrested on corruption charges |team, was first elected as president of the RFEF in 1988. In November 2015, he
DW / Posted 3 days ago
team, was first elected as president of the RFEF in 1988. In November 2015, he was officially warned and fined by FIFA's Ethics Commission for initially failing to comment on the controversial awardings of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Ethics panel advises Beshear to not investigate BevinFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky ethics commission says the Democratic attorney
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky ethics commission says the Democratic attorney general should not investigate the state's Republican governor if he intends to challenge him for re-election. Attorney General Andy Beshear had asked the Executive... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Ethics director: Lt. gov. can fundraise for nonexistent raceelect the next lieutenant governor. Starting next year, gubernatorial candidate
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
elect the next lieutenant governor. Starting next year, gubernatorial candidates will pick their running mates. State Ethics Commission director Steve Hamm tells The State newspaper that Bryant can legally raise money for the job despite the... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Abbott Has $41 Million For 2018, But No Opponentof his latest haul was from first-time donors. The names of his contributors an
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
of his latest haul was from first-time donors. The names of his contributors and how much they gave are due to the Texas Ethics Commission by midnight Monday. Texas is an expensive place to run a statewide campaign. In 2014, Abbott and Davis... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Abbott builds $41 million war chest with eye on re-election, special sessionon fundraising around the legislative session. They have to report their campai
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 days ago
on fundraising around the legislative session. They have to report their campaign finances for that period to the Texas Ethics Commission by the end of the day Monday. Morgan Smith contributed to this report. Texas Tribune mission... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Ethics director: Lt. gov. can fundraise for nonexistent raceelect the next lieutenant governor. Starting next year, gubernatorial candidate
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 days ago
elect the next lieutenant governor. Starting next year, gubernatorial candidates will pick their running mates. State Ethics Commission director Steve Hamm tells The State newspaper that Bryant can legally raise money for the job despite the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Ethics director: Lt. gov. can fundraise for nonexistent raceelect the next lieutenant governor. Starting next year, gubernatorial candidate
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
elect the next lieutenant governor. Starting next year, gubernatorial candidates will pick their running mates. State Ethics Commission director Steve Hamm tells The State newspaper that Bryant can legally raise money for the job despite the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Abbott Builds $41 Million War Chest With Eye On Re-Election, Special Sessionwere allowed to raise money during the first half of the year due to a prohibit
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
were allowed to raise money during the first half of the year due to a prohibition on fundraising around the legislative session. They have to report their campaign finances for that period to the Texas Ethics Commission by the end of the day Mon... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Ethics director: Lt. gov. can fundraise for nonexistent raceelect the next lieutenant governor. Starting next year, gubernatorial candidate
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
elect the next lieutenant governor. Starting next year, gubernatorial candidates will pick their running mates. State Ethics Commission director Steve Hamm tells The State newspaper that Bryant can legally raise money for the job despite the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas governor has $41M but no major challenger yet for 2018of his latest haul was from first-time donors. The names of his contributors an
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
of his latest haul was from first-time donors. The names of his contributors and how much they gave are due to the Texas Ethics Commission by midnight Monday. Texas is an expensive place to run a statewide campaign. In 2014, Abbott and Davis... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Texas governor has $41M but no major challenger yet for 2018of his latest haul was from first-time donors. The names of his contributors an
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
of his latest haul was from first-time donors. The names of his contributors and how much they gave are due to the Texas Ethics Commission by midnight Monday. Texas is an expensive place to run a statewide campaign. In 2014, Abbott and Davis... Read more
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Island Packet
IAAF provisionally suspends Fredericks in payment probepanel. Fredericks, who is also an International Olympic Committee member, is s
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
panel. Fredericks, who is also an International Olympic Committee member, is separately being investigated by the IOC ethics commission over a near-$300,000 payment he received on Oct. 2, 2009 — the same day Rio de Janeiro won the 2016 Olympic... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Citizens Gather Petition Signatures For Newly Proposed Anti-Corruption Amendmenta better version of the recently enacted anti-corruption laws the governor sign
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 4 days ago
a better version of the recently enacted anti-corruption laws the governor signed in March. “It creates an independent ethics commission that has the ability to oversee our state government with a more balance appointment process. It closes up... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Ethics commissioner in Bridgeport charged in prostitute mixupSTRATFORD — Ethics commissioner Dr. Noel Kayo has an ethics dilemma of his own
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
STRATFORD — Ethics commissioner Dr. Noel Kayo has an ethics dilemma of his own after police said they arrested him outside a hotel here for mistaking a local woman for the prostitute he had ordered online. “I will not resign,” the 39-year-old... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bridgeport’s busted ethics commissioner well known at local dance clubsare unique — and he always stands out among a sea of people, often ending the n
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
are unique — and he always stands out among a sea of people, often ending the night with big smile. Bridgeport’s newest ethics commissioner is one wild and crazy guy. Kayo told officers he had answered an advertisement on the website... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Doctor gets delay in prostitute mixup caseBRIDGEPORT - The case against a member of the city’s ethics commission, accused
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
BRIDGEPORT - The case against a member of the city’s ethics commission, accused of propositioning a woman he thought was the prostitute he ordered online, has been continued a month. Paul Ganim was unavailable for comment. Kayo is a graduate of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Ethics commissioner resigns after arrest for soliciting prostituteBRIDGEPORT — The ethics commission member accused of soliciting a prostitute ha
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
BRIDGEPORT — The ethics commission member accused of soliciting a prostitute has “with great reluctance” resigned. Kayo, as previously reported, was arrested last month in Stratford for allegedly attempting to meet a prostitute he contacted online... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Was Corey Edsall Hire Out Of Bounds? State Ethics Office Shouldn't Be RefereeAgain, you may not like the practice, but that kind of negotiating isn't illega
Hartford Courant / Posted 7 days ago
Again, you may not like the practice, but that kind of negotiating isn't illegal and it is outside the domain of the ethics commission. If UConn refused to hire Corey, maybe Edsall holds out for $1.3 million instead of taking a much more... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Ethics commissioner resigns after arrest for soliciting prostituteBRIDGEPORT — The ethics commission member accused of soliciting a prostitute ha
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 7 days ago
BRIDGEPORT — The ethics commission member accused of soliciting a prostitute has “with great reluctance” resigned. Kayo, as previously reported, was arrested last month in Stratford for allegedly attempting to meet a prostitute he contacted online... Read more
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