Lawmakers target ethics commission director

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Republican lawmakers are moving to rein in the executive director of the ethics commission, an action that comes as the agency has been issuing subpoenas to legislators looking for information.

A House-Senate conference committee on Friday took up a proposal that would require the executive director to be a licensed attorney in good standing - meaning their license wasn't suspended - for three years before July 1, 2022 or the date of hire, whichever is later.

The bill would immediately cost Mark Skoglund his job after a nonprofit group engaged in a fight with the ethics commission over whether it . . .

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