UPDATED: Ethics commission fines Senate president’s comms director


(Updated to reflect more information from Golden's statement to ethics commission)

The state Ethics Commission on Wednesday fined the Senate president's communications director for using public assets to send out a news release endorsing Kris Kobach for governor.

The commission fined Shannon Golden $1,000, which will be reduced to $100 if it's paid out of Senate President Susan Wagle's campaign fund. The maximum fine is $5,000. The reduced fine also is contingent upon Wagle lining up ethics training for her staff.

At issue was a news release that Golden sent out on July 25 . . .


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