Lawmakers target ethics commission director


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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