Ala. Ethics Commission reviewing Riley complaint

Governor Bob Riley

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Ethics Commission says it will look into a complaint that a former Republican Party official filed against Republican Gov. Bob Riley.

Former GOP Steering Committee member Bradley Unruh of Warrior received a letter from the commission Monday saying it is looking into his complaint about state legal business going to a law firm where the governor's son-in-law is a partner. Unruh told The Huntsville Times that he's pleased.

Riley's communications director, Jeff Emerson, says the governor hasn't received a copy of what he considers a frivolous complaint. Emerson says Unruh admits having worked for gambling operator Milton McGregor.

Ethics Commission attorney Hugh Evans wrote Unruh that the case will be assigned to an agent soon, but it may not be resolved quickly because of a backlog.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by OwnMan Location: Dothan on Apr 27, 2010 at 04:27 PM
    Do you think that anything is going to come from the investigation of the Ethics committee on Riley when most of them or REPUBLICANS or were appointed by Riley that is a laugh just anither LIE politicians are telling if they wanted to finf something to convict him on every body knows they wouldnt have to go very far. But it want happen he learned all his crooked politician ways in Washington and brought them back to Al. And is using every one of them to get his way.
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