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Pullman Rep. Susan Fagan expected to resign tomorrow due to ethics violations

Rep. Susan Fagan is facing ethics violations that House officials have deemed “extremely serious” and is expected to resign tomorrow. Fagan, a Pullman Republican, is accused of inflating mileage reports to increase reimbursements she received from the state, using state resources for campaigning, and pressuring staff to change expense reports so she would receive more money. Fagan notified House Republican leadership this week that she will resign, and is expected to deliver a formal letter of resignation to Gov. Jay Inslee Thursday. “The leadership team thinks (resignation) is the appropriate action,” Lisa Fenton, House Republican Caucus chief of staff, said. Read the rest of this story on the Spin Control blog.
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