Comment of the Day: Mario Gallegos, Champion of Ethical Behavior
We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.
So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.
This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.
We reported on State Senator Mario Gallegos calling for a Texas Education Agency audit of HISD's Apollo 20 program because he said he had concerns that there might be unethical links among the district and those getting contracts.
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Several readers pondered the matter of Mario Gallegos being a fighter for ethics.
Mario Gallegos and ethics in the same sentence? That's rich. Google those terms and you find he was fined $8,600 by the Texas Ethics Commission for a bevy of infractions that include lying about using campaign funds to enrich himself and failing to disclose union donations.
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