Opinion

August 10, 2009 11:37 AM

Commentary: Even post-Palin, need for ethics reform

We support the right of citizens to file official complaints of misconduct against elected or appointed state officials. It's a good way to exercise our constitutionally guaranteed right for a redress of grievances and keep our public servants honest. But the complaint-a-week caseload that stacked up against Palin seemed out of hand — and raised questions about secrecy, liability, costs and accountability.

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