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State must make ethics rules clear

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Since then, good intentions have gone awry.

What began as an effort to cut out lobbyists and special interests, bar lawmakers from too-close ties to the state’s money and clean up our national image has resulted in a muddy understanding of ethics laws and reporting requirements — is anyone clear on them?

Seeing 230 or more officials and public servants jettison from state boards and commissions because of the confusion is disheartening, but not entirely devastating.

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