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Thursday, November 9, 2006

Public-private partnership

State ethics investigators have reportedly made a preliminary finding of conflict of interest violations by Multnomah County Commissioner Maria Rojo de Steffey involving her husband's employer and a proposed real estate deal. Willy Week has the story here.

Comments (4)

as a frequent vistor from new york, i really think portland is a nice place for developers....and their believers (politicians)

in new jersey, at least they have to joint the PAY-TO-PLAY scam...

and robert menedez should be the role model for politicians in portland...

getting rich and getting elected....

perfect together!!

Maria R de S should be required to disgorge all the profits her household took in from her involvement, PLUS the fine.

Otherwise, it just looks like a slap on the wrist.

This story will last about as long as any of the other public corruption scandals around here. Which is to say it's already past.

There are more "conflict of interest" scandals that will be forthcoming from PDC. It should be interesting, but like Don said,

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