Rep. Mike Coffman to Answer Charges at First Ethics Commission Hearing

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Denver (AP) Rep. Mike Coffman plans to appear in person today to answer ethics charges in the first hearing by the State Independent Ethics Commission.

Coffman has been accused by a watchdog group of ethical conflict-of-interest violations while he was Colorado's Secretary of State. Colorado ethics watch says Coffman wrongly awarded a voting contract to a firm that used a consulting firm he also used.

The complaint also says Coffman should have acted sooner to bar an employee from operating a political side business.

Both sides will have about three hours before the commission, which was approved by voters in 2006 but just recently set up.

Coffman has argued the charges are groundless.


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