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Ethics complaint filed against Lt. Gov. Kottkamp



Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp's extensive taxpayer-funded travel over the past two years has attracted adverse publicity, and now Clearwater citizen activist David Plyer has filed a complaint with the Commission on Ethics. His complaint is based on news articles in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and St. Petersburg Times.

Plyer, who previously filed complaints against Rep. Ray Sansom and Hillsborough Supervisor of Elections Buddy Johnson, accuses Kottkamp of violating a state law that bars elected officials from "corruptly" attempting "to secure a special privilege, benefit or exemption for oneself." Read the Plyer complaint here.


[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 7:28pm]


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