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GOP committee, governor take a stand for Ruedrich

...Republican Party Central Committee is backing party chairman Randy Ruedrich, despite questions about whether he violated state ethics laws. The attorney general's office earlier this month said it found probable cause to believe Ruedrich violated ethics...
GOP chair's support not surprising support party chairman Randy Ruedrich is entirely fitting. It is clear to everyone that Mr. Ruedrich violated state ethics law and it is becoming increasingly clear that many high-level Alaskan Republicans routinely violate ethics standards...
Ruedrich, state settle over ethics charges

The state has reached a settlement with GOP Chairman Randy Ruedrich on charges that he violated state ethics law while working as a member of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Ruedrich admitted to three violations of the state...
Parties trade complaints about campaign infractions

...Meanwhile, in a separate issue, Alaska Democratic Party officials on Thursday accused GOP lawmakers of violating state ethics laws that bar politicking on the state's expense. Republican Party Chairman Randy Ruedrich filed a complaint on Wednesday...
Alaska editorial: Legislators should disclose their last-year financial deals

...their last year of service. But the Republican Legislature has spurned repeated calls to toughen other parts of state ethics laws. This is a case where the remedy will probably have to come from the Public Offices Commission or, failing that...
Gov. Murkowski's re-election chances difficult to predict

...approval ratings among the 50 governors. Taft, a Republican, pleaded no contest in August to charges that he violated state ethics laws. Murkowski has consistently ranked 49th in the poll's approval ratings, the Anchorage Daily News said. "If...
Trial reveals commissioner as informant the trial Friday. Prewitt testified that he was shocked that Stolworthy asked for money and that he read him state ethics laws in response. The FBI will not discuss what evidence it collected on Prewitt through Stolworthy. In his opening...
Two Juneau lawmakers sponsor bills to tighten state ethics laws

Juneau's legislative delegation is once again advocating legislative ethics reform, and they're expecting a better outcome than in past sessions.
Senator proposes electing AG

...appearance of partisanship. Renkes officially stepped down from his position Friday amid allegations that he violated state ethics law in the brokering of a coal development deal with Taiwan that carried potential personal financial benefits. Renkes...
Complaint filed against ex-administrative head

...filed against Jim Duncan, the former commissioner of the Department of Administration, accusing him of violating a state ethics law by taking a job with the largest state employees' union. Duncan says he's done nothing wrong. "I'm not in...


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