Legislative Commentary: Feb. 28, 2019
Last updated 2/27/2019 at 3:37pm
Last week’s commentary mentioned a man who was awaiting Senate confirmation of his appointment to a state commission, despite having lied about his criminal record. I’ll begin this commentary with what a famous radio personality used to call “the rest of the story.”
A day after our Senate Republican Caucus chair and I called the news media’s attention to the man’s lack of honesty, he basically backed out of the appointment – which was to a three-year term on the state’s Housing Finance Commission. That prevented what would have been a very revealing and embarra...