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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July 07, 2014
The Denver Post (Joey Bunch) The Colorado Independent Ethics Commission seems to have averted what could have been a partisan political showdown over travel for elected officials Monday by giving tacit approval for Scott Gessler to go to Las Vegas. Read More ›
June 17, 2014
Today, Ethics Watch filed an unopposed motion to intervene in a lawsuit filed by the Colorado Republican Party… Read More
June 16, 2014
The Colorado Supreme Court today upheld the Colorado Court of Appeals’ ruling that Secretary of State Scott Gessler… Read More