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Posted inState Integrity 2015, State Integrity Investigation

Tennessee gets D grade in 2015 State Integrity Investigation

Tennessee adopted what were thought to be sweeping ethics reforms after four sitting state lawmakers were arrested on bribery charges. Ten years after the scandal rocked the legislature, however, there are questions about whether lawmakers have neutered the reforms and created loopholes as wide as the Tennessee River. Political observers, moreover, say there are many […]