Government Executives and the Ethics Commission Selection Process
Should government chief executives appoint ethics commission members or their
staff? The common practice is that they usually do. But the common
practice is not necessarily the best practice, especially when it puts a conflict of interest at the heart of the conflict of interest process.
This issue has arisen in a very concrete way in Montana, where the
governor is faced with appointing a new commissioner of
, the office that runs the state's ethics