NYS Ethics for Procurement Officials – Case Study

Under New York State law and rules, would there be any issues with this scenario?

Real Life Example:
Tim Hale e-mailed his aunt in 2015 to ask about her recent hip surgery and update her on his children’s horse riding hobby. But he also told her about how his Florida-based company was bringing high-paying tech jobs to southern states, and asked if she could introduce him to Kentucky officials that would help expand his business.
Hale’s aunt could help because she was married to Kentucky’s governor at the time, Democrat Steve Beshear. Jane Beshearforwarded that email to the state’s economic development cabinet secretary, which led to introductions and eventually more than $1 million in state contracts for the company, Coastal Cloud LLC, and its associated businesses… READ MORE ON PAGE 30


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