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Ethics commission 'back on track,' its director says

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After nearly 18 months of dysfunction, internal bickering and a series of lawsuits, the state ethics commission said Tuesday that the agency has its act back together.

Commissioners praised new staff attorneys Bethany Whetzel and Robert Lane for getting a handle on more than 190 outstanding complaints against candidates and elected officials. The pair, hired in July, have also prepared proposed changes to the agency's rules and regulations, more than a year after lawmakers agreed to give them that power.

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