Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Ethics and the Senate

The Deseret News says: "Lawmakers are struggling to settle on ethics reforms this session. Senate Republicans have said there's little hope they'll agree as a caucus on any particular bill."

There seems to be a feeling among House Representatives that something needs to be done about legislative ethics. But just as in other years, the Senate Republicans are dragging their feet. Why is this so hard? Why can't the Senate Republicans see that their constituents want this? Are they that out of touch with the citizens of Utah?

2 comments:

daltongirl said...

Isn't this a little like asking your kids to make rules limiting themselves on staying up late, hours of TV/video games, or how much sugar they can eat?

Maybe there should be an ethics reform wiki: constituents contribute the content, then THAT becomes the new law.

Voice of Utah said...

Yes.