January 21, 2015 •
Pennsylvania Governor Signs Two Executive Orders Promoting Ethics Reform
As promised, Gov. Tom Wolf has signed two executive orders to bring about ethics reform. The first order bans all employees, appointees, and officials of the executive branch from soliciting or accepting gifts from individuals attempting to influence decisions.
The second creates a prohibition on no-bid contracts to law firms, requiring competitive bidding procedures be used for all legal services contracts.
Gov. Wolf signed the orders immediately following his inauguration address. Both executive orders are effective immediately.
Photo of Gov. Tom Wolf by Bruestle2 on Wikimedia Commons.
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