Thu
Jun 18 2009
01:11 pm

On the same day that verified voting gets shanked by the state legislature, the same body votes to abolish the standing and standalone ethics committee that was instituted after roughly a third of the Democratic Senate delegation was frog-marched out of office in handcuffs a few years back.

Ethics enforcement was apparently only necessary during a Democratic majority.

Whatever happened to "trust, but verify?"

local_yokel's picture

This item is also on Blount County's agenda for tonight...

...see post here: (link...)

Rachel's picture

Well, we're ok for now. But

Well, we're ok for now. But notice what the new state Elections Commissioner has to say; the Republicans will still try to kill this.

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