Tuesday, February 03, 2009

The incredible shrinking ethics bill

We noticed in today's Deseret Morning News that -- prepare yourself -- Sen. John Valentine's ethics bill is getting smaller, and smaller, and smaller (kind of like Valentine's influence).

According to the News, Valentine started out banning gifts over $10-15 to legislators. Then they could take the gifts, but would have to disclose it. In the latest version, they could accept gifts of up to $25, and no one would have to disclose it. At this rate, Valentine will be requiring gifts by the end of the session.

4 comments:

BenJoe said...

Do they have to disclose the journals that Speaker Clark gave them on opening day?

Frank Staheli said...

It's tough to break an addiction.

;-(

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