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Wine Country Conflicts of interest for Supervisor Gore

PD Letter to the Editor: WE ARE WATCHING Dear County Counsel Robert Pittman: It has come to my attention that the sister-in-law of Supervisor James Gore, Erin Gore, is an active lobbyist on behalf of the cannabis industry.  My Public Records Act requests have shown that she has been frequently in contact with county officials […]

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Wine Country Conflicts of interest for Supervisor Gore

WE ARE WATCHING Dear County Counsel Robert Pittman: It has come to my attention that the sister-in-law of Supervisor James Gore, Erin Gore, is an active lobbyist on behalf of the cannabis industry.  My Public Records Act requests have shown that she has been frequently in contact with county officials who decide cannabis policy, and

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Energy Journal: How COVID-19 relief reached a uranium firm in Wyoming

ACCOUNTABLE.US: “We secured a feature in the Wyoming-based Star-Tribune’s Energy Journal, exposing a foreign-owned uranium mining corporation’s nearly $1 million taxpayer-funded bailout. (It just so happened that Trump’s Interior Secretary David Bernhardt used to represent them.) Read more here. Energy Journal: How COVID-19 relief reached a uranium firm in Wyoming Camille Erickson May 4, 2020 Workers

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‘Walking conflict of interest’ Deputy Interior Secretary creates ethical headaches for the agency

SWAMP WATCH: “If Deputy Secretary Bernhardt doesn’t even know what events he can commit to without violating ethics rules, then he can’t be trusted to run an agency that does business with a host of his former clients who stand to potentially benefit from his decisions,” Western Values Project Executive Director Chris Saeger said Thursday

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