A day after the Senate unanimously passed ethics reforms at the start of the 2013 legislative session, a House committee picked apart the bill, objecting that it went too far in some areas and weakened safeguards in another.
Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, has named as his top priority ethics reforms aimed at restoring citizens’ trust in government. But a House ethics proposal has not yet received a single committee vote or even developed into a formal bill.
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