Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Where’s the reform in this?

Last year, a so-called “sweeping” ethics reform bill was signed into law. The legislation came in the wake of multiple scandals and ethical indiscretions by state lawmakers. Under the legislation, a new commission was supposed to be established in order to study the “creation of a public accountability office.”

As State House News Service reported yesterday, that commission has yet to meet and its reporting deadline is a little under two months away.

Click here to read the SHNS piece in its entirety.