Thursday, August 30, 2007

Rosenthal and Maskell will speak at next Standards of Conduct meeting

Professor Alan Rosenthal of the Eagleton Institute, Rutgers University, and Jack Maskell, Legislative Attorney of the Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, will speak by teleconference at the next Standards of Conduct task force meeting. The meeting will be held at the State Capitol, Room 329, at 9:00 a.m.

Alan Rosenthal is Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Rutgers. He is a nationally recognized expert and published author on the subject of legislative ethics. Currently, he is working with the National Conference of State Legislatures, the Center on Congress at Indiana University, and the Center for Civic Education on the development and communication throughout the states of a new public perspective on representative democracy. His most recent published work is entitled, "Heavy Lifting: The Job of the American Legislature" published by CQ Press in 2004.

Jack Maskell has worked with Congress on issues about ethics, censure, and the recent ethics bill which was sent to President Bush.

For further information, call 586-8475 - the office of Rep. Kirk Caldwell, Majority Leader, who chairs the task force.

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