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Council should censure Garcia


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 05, 2012

~~<p>The city Ethics Commission slapped a hefty fine on City Councilman Nestor Garcia, one that he surely had coming to him after failing to disclose conflicts of interests in dozens of Council legislative acts.</p>
<p>However, that doesn't erase the disciplinary duty that falls to the Council itself: adopting a resolution that censures the former chairman and, it is hoped, raises the bar for elected leaders to serve in the years ahead.</p>
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The city Ethics Commission slapped a hefty fine on City Councilman Nestor Garcia, one that he surely had coming to him after failing to disclose conflicts of interests in dozens of Council legislative acts.

However, that doesn't erase the disciplinary duty that falls to the Council itself: adopting a resolution that censures the former chairman and, it is hoped, raises the bar for elected leaders to serve in the years ahead. Login for more...



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