State Supreme Court won't review Lafourche Parish president's successful ethics case appeal



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THIBODAUX, Louisiana — The state Supreme Court said it won't review Lafourche Parish President Charlotte Randolph's successful ethics case appeal.

The Daily Comet reports (http://bit.ly/1uGDRSU ) the court unanimously denied the state ethics board's Sept. 19 request for a review last week.

In August, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeal overturned a ruling by the state Ethics Adjudicatory Board that Randolph violated state ethics laws in 2010 when she leased her Grand Isle camp for $50,000 to BP cleanup crews following the Deepwater Horizon spill.

The ethics board ruled she was in violation of Louisiana law because the parish was in a contract with BP at the time of the rental.

Randolph argued that after learning of an ethics board ruling in an unrelated case, she terminated the rental agreement with BP.


Information from: The Courier, http://www.houmatoday.com

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