Blunt OKs Staff Conduct Code

1 decade 2 years 2 months ago Friday, May 05 2006 May 5, 2006 Friday, May 05, 2006 5:34:07 PM CDT May 05, 2006 in News
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Spokeswoman Jessica Robinson said the manual has been in the works for nine months. It forbids staff members from using public positions for personal gain. Accepting gifts is barred, although employees may accept anything given for nonbusiness purposes by friends, and items it would be awkward to turn down, such as T-shirts and coffee mugs from groups. The code also bars anyone except a few high-level people from talking to reporters. Violators could be disciplined or fired.

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