Louisiana Board of Ethics http://wwno.org en Ethics Hearing Set for Ex-Ouachita Parish Sheriff http://wwno.org/post/ethics-hearing-set-ex-ouachita-parish-sheriff <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Former Ouachita Parish Sheriff Royce Toney is scheduled for an ethics hearing March 4 in state district court in Monroe.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://tnsne.ws/WAmxOh" target="_blank">The News-Star&nbsp;reports</a> the Louisiana Board of Ethics filed charges against Toney in November for failing to accurately disclose campaign finance reports.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 19:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26679 at http://wwno.org Board of Ethics member resigns from position http://wwno.org/post/board-ethics-member-resigns-position <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A member of the Louisiana Board of Ethics has resigned, and the state House hopes to have a replacement chosen by November.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Advocate reports that Baton Rouge lawyer Vanessa LaFleur could no longer serve because she accepted a $90,000-a-year state job as director of the state Department of Revenue's Policy Services Division.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 17:40:10 +0000 The Associated Press 20242 at http://wwno.org Iffy spending prompts new look at campaign rules http://wwno.org/post/iffy-spending-prompts-new-look-campaign-rules <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Campaign cash spent on such expenses as football tickets, personal clothing and flower deliveries is drawing attention from the Louisiana Board of Ethics, whose members say the "gratuitous and purely personal" use of political donations is a growing trend.</p> Sat, 25 Aug 2012 17:32:04 +0000 Sheila V Kumar | The Associated Press 18511 at http://wwno.org Donations for Gov. Jindal, others under scrutiny http://wwno.org/post/donations-gov-jindal-others-under-scrutiny <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Louisiana Board of Ethics says campaign contributions for </span>Gov<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">. Mon, 28 May 2012 18:59:44 +0000 The Associated Press 12229 at http://wwno.org