Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Senate Ethics Committee Looked Into Only Five Issues Last Year, Zero Disciplinary Action

Source: Republic Report

The Senate’s annual report shows that its Ethics panel received 77 requests to review alleged violations, 58 of which were dismissed because of lack of jurisdiction and an additional 14 that were not pursued because there was insufficient evidence that a violation of Senate rules had occurred. None of the matters under review resulted in disciplinary action or public admonition.

This is a Suspicious News Brief. Read more at the Republic Report.

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