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Mark Richardson is a multimedia journalist, editor and writer who has worked in digital, print and broadcast media for three decades. He is a nationally recognized editor and reporter who has covered government, politics and the environment. A journalism graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, he was recently awarded a Foundation for Investigative Journalism grant and has three Associated Press Managing Editors awards for excellence in reporting.
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Ethics Review panel seeks input
The Ethics Review Commission plans a public meeting next week to solicit comments about city regulations limiting contributions and expenditures in mayoral and City Council campaigns. The campaign finance limits apply to candidates who sign a campaign contract with the city. Candidates who sign the contract agree to participate in forums arranged by the Ethics Review Commission and also become eligible for possible disbursements from the Austin Fair Campaign Finance Fund. The public input session will take place at 7 p.m. on Jan. 27 at City Hall. The ERC will also consider input through the city’s online discussion forum, Speak Up Austin.
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