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Tag: agency merger

March
4th

UPDATE: Moeller’s bill merging the Executive Ethics Board into the Public Disclosure Commission awaits House vote

NOTE: This post has been updated

A bill that transfers the Executive Ethics Board into the state’s campaign-finance regulatory agency and also charges lobbyists a registration fee survived last week’s committee deadlines. House Bill 1005 passed out of two committees on near-party-line votes and its ultimate fate is still in doubt. The measure remains in Rules Committee, the last step before getting a vote on the House floor.

Republicans largely ganged up against HB 1005 in committees, while Democrats were in favor. UPDATE: The committee vote record posted online shows two exceptions – Democratic Rep. Kathy

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