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School Takeover Group’s Payment to Ex-lawmaker Raises Ethics Questions

Regardless of North Carolina law, Callaghan says the ethics of the Bryan case make for a 'tough call'. "On the one hand, we want good people to run for office, which means we don’t want to penalize them when they leave public service,” she said. “They need to be able to enter the private sector again. But on the other hand, we don’t want them to benefit financially from their public service because that creates improper incentives."

Director of Government Ethics Hana Callaghan quoted in an article in NC Policy Watch. 

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