Unfortunately, the Ethics Board suffers from both structural defects and a philosophy of 'Let's not look under that rock, we might find something.' The word 'proactive' is not in the Board's vocabulary. It has been very frustrating to me and I am no longer willing to go along with the fiction that the Ethics Board has been effective in its assigned mission.
I know that ethics can be a 'tiresome' subject, David, but the reason that I voted for you was a change from all that 'Old Time Politics' that New Mexico is justly famous for. I have been sorely disappointed in your performance just as, I am sure, you have been disappointed in my not being a 'rubber stamp' on the ethics board.