The Legislature’s working group on ethics and campaign finance reform has wrapped up today’s meeting, after more comments from the committee members and a request to Secretary of State Lawerence Denney to bring a list of recommended law changes back for the panel to consider at its next meeting Aug. 28; you can read my full story here at spokesman.com. “I think we ought to keep it narrowly focused,” said Co-Chair Rep. Fred Wood, R-Burley. “We talked about transparency and disclosure, simple not complicated, keeping the sun shining on things.” He asked Denney to address “the greatest need for plugging holes and loopholes and whatnot.” Sen. Todd Lakey, R-Nampa, said, “I don’t think we need to tinker with our contribution limits up or down. It seems to...
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Panel wraps up meeting, will consider legislative proposals from Denney on Aug. 28