January 4, 2011 •
Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics Sets 2011 Agenda
The Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices has issued a memo outlining the agencies priorities for 2011. The commission seeks to investigate possible violations of legislative ethics on its own, even if no formal complaint is filed.
The commission also wishes to enact regulations that restrict legislative candidates from using Clean Election money to buy computers, cell phones, and other electronic equipment and increase the fine for failing to include a disclaimer on campaign communications from a maximum of $200 to a maximum of $5,000.
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