TOP ETHICS WATCHDOG JOB ON DECK FOR THURSDAY
By Andy Metzger
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 15, 2017...A state purchasing lawyer and a longtime ethics enforcer are both up for the top job at the State Ethics Commission, which is scheduled to take up the hiring decision on Thursday.
The commission, which recently signed off on the legality of lawmakers passing a pay raise law for themselves and is participating in a legislative review of state conflict of interest laws, has been without a permanent executive director since Karen Nober left that position last June.
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