'Public' officials? Maybe not in Minneapolis

  • Article by: ERIC ROPER , Star Tribune
  • Updated: February 13, 2013 - 9:58 PM

Even police and fire chiefs don't meet a state agency's definition of "public." The author of the new law vows to fix the loopholes.

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honeybooFeb. 13, 1310:38 PM

State agencies don't get to rule on anything - judges do. Time to escalate this issue to the adult level.

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jastkeFeb. 14, 13 5:32 AM

The legislation proposed to fix this should pass unanimously.

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elmore1Feb. 14, 13 6:00 AM

Any financial settlement like these examples should be fully disclosed to the taxpayers. Pass it!

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Quimby3Feb. 14, 13 7:06 AM

If you draw a paycheck from the public trough filled by tax payers dollars you ARE a public official. As is true with life if they are not willing to disclose the facts then it is more than likely a cover up.

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dvsdan123Feb. 14, 13 7:38 AM

Tell me again how that "Transparency" thing is working.

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