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December 20, 2013 at 12:38 PM

Ethics board calls for clearer rules on gifts to lawmakers

A state ethics panel is calling for clearer rules about how often lobbyists can take lawmakers out for free meals. Writing in response to a recent complaint about meals received by five state senators, the┬áLegislative Ethics Board said this week that unless rules are clarified, it would be “unfair” to punish any lawmaker for getting…


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