Ethics panel OKs continuing Gessler probe, mulls legal defense fund
Rejecting arguments it had no jurisdiction in the matter, the Colorado Ethics Commission on Monday unanimously voted to carry on with an investigation into Secretary of State Scott Gessler's use of public funds.
But the commission didn't take action on an unusual request from Gessler — that he be allowed to set up a legal defense fund to help pay his attorney costs related to a criminal investigation of his spending.
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