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The reconstituted State Ethics Commission has named Kathleen Edwards the interim director. Edwards, who has been a commission attorney, will take the lead role until a permanent director is chosen. The commission was merged with the State Board of Elections […]

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Steve Hamm, attorney and former director of the South Carolina Consumer Affairs Department is now the interim director of the State Ethics Commission. He replaced Ami Franklin, who filled the role briefly following Herb Hayden’s retirement at the end of […]

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Monday, the North Carolina Supreme Court issued an order blocking Senate Bill 4 from taking effect while the legal challenge against the law is pending. This order halts the merger to combine the State Board of Elections with the State […]

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Today, Governor-elect Roy Cooper filed a legal challenge against Senate Bill 4. Wake County Superior Court Judge Donald Stephens agreed to block the law from taking effect while the lawsuit is pending. Senate Bill 4 would have taken effect January […]

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January 3, 2012  •  

Maryland Lobbyist Is Back as the Top Earner

According to the Maryland State Ethics Commission, Gerard Evans – who was convicted of fraud and spent time in prison – is back in the top earning position in the state for the past year.

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December 14, 2011  •  

Maryland Lobbyist Agrees to Pay $2,750 Fine

Bereano puts ethics charges behind him.

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Governor Makes Appointment

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Considering Run for State Senate

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New Law Required

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