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Ethics bill calls for disclosures

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Downs said another amendment was then added that he said probably should not have been.

“I voted for it, but in retrospect, I wish I hadn’t,” Downs said.
The amendment requires financial disclosure not only for all elected officials, but also for all board and commission appointments.

“The basic premise was ‘what’s good for the goose is good for the gander,’” Downs said. “But in hindsight, I think we went overboard.”
Rep. Rick Gallot, D-Grambling, agreed with Downs.

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