2009-319a, b, c, d, e
Created By: Elizabeth Sanders on 03/05/2010 at 01:39 PM
Category: Campaign Finance Charges
Caption: An investigation report regarding the Chief Deputy of the Winn Parish Sheriff's Office using his public office for personal gain.
Dismissed Document:

March 1, 2010

Barbra Ann Jackson
1006 Josephine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2009-319a

Dear Ms. Jackson:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, without the participation of Board Member Schneider, at its February 18, 2010 meeting, concluded a private investigation into the representations contained in information received by the Board. Following this private investigation, the Board, by a majority vote of its membership, at its February 18, 2010 meeting ordered that a public hearing be conducted for the purpose of exploring the following:

CHARGES
1.
That Barbra Ann Jackson as Chairman of the effort to Recall Stacey Head may have violated Sections 1491.1 and 1505.1D of the Louisiana Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1491.1 and 1505.1D) by failing to register as a political committee for the year 2008.
2.
That Barbra Ann Jackson as Chairman of the effort to Recall Stacey Head may have violated Sections 1491.1 and 1505.1D of the Louisiana Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1491.1 and 1505.1D) by failing to register as a political committee for the year 2009.
3.
That Barbra Ann Jackson as Chairman of the effort to Recall Stacey Head may have violated Section 1505.1A and/or B of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1505.1A and/or B) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure reports required of political committees by the provisions of Section 1486A(2) of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1491.6) for its support of the recall of Stacey Head.
Or, In the Alternative,
1.
That Barbra Ann Jackson as Chairman of the effort to Recall Stacey Head may have violated Section 1501.1of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1501.1) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure reports in connection of its support of the Recall of Stacey Head

You will be notified in future correspondence of the time when and location where the public hearing will be conducted as required by LSA-R.S. 1141E(1) of the Code of Governmental Ethics. You will be provided with such notice at least sixty (60) days prior to the date of the public hearing.

If you need any additional information, please contact Alesia M. Ardoin, the designated trial attorney, or Deborah Grier, the Executive Secretary, at (225) 219-5600 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Frank P. Simoneaux
Chairman


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March 1, 2010

Citizens for Accountability in Government
c/o Tracie Washington
2108 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2009-319b

Dear Ms. Washington:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, without the participation of Board Member Schneider, at its February 18, 2010 meeting, concluded a private investigation into the representations contained in information received by the Board. Following this private investigation, the Board, by a majority vote of its membership, at its February 18, 2010 meeting ordered that a public hearing be conducted for the purpose of exploring the following:
CHARGES
1.
That Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Sections 1491.1 and 1505.1D of the Louisiana Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1491.1 and 1505.1D) by failing to register as a political committee for the year 2008.
2.
That Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Sections 1491.1 and 1505.1D of the Louisiana Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1491.1 and 1505.1D) by failing to register as a political committee for the year 2009.
3.
That Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Section 1505.1A and/or B of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1505.1A and/or B) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure reports required of political committees by the provisions of Section 1486A(2) of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1491.6) for its support of the recall of Stacey Head.
Or, In the Alternative,
1.
That Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Section 1501.1of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1501.1) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure reports in connection of its support of the Recall of Stacey Head

You will be notified in future correspondence of the time when and location where the public hearing will be conducted as required by LSA-R.S. 1141E(1) of the Code of Governmental Ethics. You will be provided with such notice at least sixty (60) days prior to the date of the public hearing.

If you need any additional information, please contact Alesia M. Ardoin, the designated trial attorney, or Deborah Grier, the Executive Secretary, at (225) 219-5600 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Frank P. Simoneaux
Chairman


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March 1, 2010

Malcom Suber d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government
2108 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2009-319c

Dear Mr. Suber:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, without the participation of Board Member Schneider, at its February 18, 2010 meeting, concluded a private investigation into the representations contained in information received by the Board. Following this private investigation, the Board, by a majority vote of its membership, at its February 18, 2010 meeting ordered that a public hearing be conducted for the purpose of exploring the following:
CHARGES
1.
That Malcom Suber d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Sections 1491.1 and 1505.1D of the Louisiana Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1491.1 and 1505.1D) by failing to register as a political committee for the year 2008.
2.
That Malcom Suber d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Sections 1491.1 and 1505.1D of the Louisiana Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1491.1 and 1505.1D) by failing to register as a political committee for the year 2009.
3.
That Malcom Suber d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Section 1505.1A and/or B of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1505.1A and/or B) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure reports required of political committees by the provisions of Section 1486A(2) of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1491.6) for its support of the recall of Stacey Head.
Or, In the Alternative,
1.
That Malcom Suber d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Section 1501.1of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1501.1) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure reports in connection of its support of the Recall of Stacey Head

You will be notified in future correspondence of the time when and location where the public hearing will be conducted as required by LSA-R.S. 1141E(1) of the Code of Governmental Ethics. You will be provided with such notice at least sixty (60) days prior to the date of the public hearing.

If you need any additional information, please contact Alesia M. Ardoin, the designated trial attorney, or Deborah Grier, the Executive Secretary, at (225) 219-5600 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Frank P. Simoneaux
Chairman


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March 1, 2010

Leon Waters d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government
2108 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2009-319d

Dear Mr. Waters:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, without the participation of Board Member Schneider, at its February 18, 2010 meeting, concluded a private investigation into the representations contained in information received by the Board. Following this private investigation, the Board, by a majority vote of its membership, at its February 18, 2010 meeting ordered that a public hearing be conducted for the purpose of exploring the following:
CHARGES
1.
That Leon Waters d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Sections 1491.1 and 1505.1D of the Louisiana Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1491.1 and 1505.1D) by failing to register as a political committee for the year 2008.
2.
That Leon Waters d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Sections 1491.1 and 1505.1D of the Louisiana Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1491.1 and 1505.1D) by failing to register as a political committee for the year 2009.
3.
That Leon Waters d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Section 1505.1A and/or B of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1505.1A and/or B) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure reports required of political committees by the provisions of Section 1486A(2) of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1491.6) for its support of the recall of Stacey Head.
Or, In the Alternative,
1.
That Leon Waters d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Section 1501.1of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1501.1) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure reports in connection of its support of the Recall of Stacey Head

You will be notified in future correspondence of the time when and location where the public hearing will be conducted as required by LSA-R.S. 1141E(1) of the Code of Governmental Ethics. You will be provided with such notice at least sixty (60) days prior to the date of the public hearing.

If you need any additional information, please contact Alesia M. Ardoin, the designated trial attorney, or Deborah Grier, the Executive Secretary, at (225) 219-5600 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Frank P. Simoneaux
Chairman


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March 1, 2010

James Trench, Jr. d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government
2108 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2009-319e

Dear Mr. Trench:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, without the participation of Board Member Schneider, at its February 18, 2010 meeting, concluded a private investigation into the representations contained in information received by the Board. Following this private investigation, the Board, by a majority vote of its membership, at its February 18, 2010 meeting ordered that a public hearing be conducted for the purpose of exploring the following:
CHARGES
1.
That James Trench, Jr. d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Sections 1491.1 and 1505.1D of the Louisiana Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1491.1 and 1505.1D) by failing to register as a political committee for the year 2008.
2.
That James Trench, Jr. d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Sections 1491.1 and 1505.1D of the Louisiana Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1491.1 and 1505.1D) by failing to register as a political committee for the year 2009.
3.
That James Trench, Jr. d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Section 1505.1A and/or B of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1505.1A and/or B) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure reports required of political committees by the provisions of Section 1486A(2) of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1491.6) for its support of the recall of Stacey Head.
Or, In the Alternative,
1.
That James Trench, Jr. d/b/a Citizens for Accountability in Government may have violated Section 1501.1of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1501.1) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure reports in connection of its support of the Recall of Stacey Head

You will be notified in future correspondence of the time when and location where the public hearing will be conducted as required by LSA-R.S. 1141E(1) of the Code of Governmental Ethics. You will be provided with such notice at least sixty (60) days prior to the date of the public hearing.

If you need any additional information, please contact Alesia M. Ardoin, the designated trial attorney, or Deborah Grier, the Executive Secretary, at (225) 219-5600 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Frank P. Simoneaux
Chairman


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