From the daily archives: Monday, January 24, 2011

Governor Strickland came into office promissing to make ethics a priority in the state and after the many ethics violations we saw under the previous GOP administration, Strickland’s tighter restrictions were welcomed by Ohioans.

As I mentioned yesterday, one of Governor Strickland’s first acts was to issue an executive order limiting the gifts that can be received by state government officials and employees. He hoped that such restrictions would prevent businesses and organizations from unfairly exerting influence on the government decision making process. It seems to have worked.

According to the Executive Order:

The job of the officials […]

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