Will the Golden State provide a lesson in ethics to the Empire State?
Via the L.A. Times, we see there is a new proposal in California to disallow the use of candidate campaign funds to provide salaries to spouses and other relatives. Key graf from the article:
More than a dozen state lawmakers, including top legislative leaders, have paid $1.12 million in campaign cash -- raised from special interests -- to spouses, sons, daughters and companies that employed them during the last seven years, records show.
Thank goodness we don't have these kinds of problems in New York.