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Former Personnel Cabinet employee admits soliciting campaign dollars on state time in ethics settlement

05/16/2017 03:40 PM

A former aide in the Personnel Cabinet under Tim Longmeyer has admitted to violating the state ethics code after soliciting campaign donations from non-merit workers on state time and agreed to pay a $6,000 penalty. Walter Gaffield, the former executive director of the cabinet’s Office of Administrative Services, settled with the Executive Branch Ethics Commission Monday. The agency found that Gaffield had asked other non-merit employees in the Personnel Cabinet for contributions to a gubernatorial re-election campaign and a political party between... Read more 

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