It looks like both the Dems and Repubs are standing on the platform waiting to jump on the “Ethics Train.”
After a series of public corruption and criminal cases involving legislators and state officials were reported by the news media, it seems like legislators of both parties can’t get aboard quick enough.
Leadership of both parties in the legislature were voicing support Tuesday to “look at” and even “support” legislation to regulate conflicts of interest, a cooling off period for former officials to become lobbyists, and establishing an ethics commission.
The GUARDIAN would like to have a seat in the locomotive of this train and will gladly volunteer to serve on any citizens oversight panel that is established.
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