TBCJ chairman tries to get his sister in law appointed to the board he chairs ? Say it aint so.
Wow, say it aint so. How unethical is that ? Should Bell Resign ??
By Mike Ward, Austin American Statesman
that represents prison guards in Texas on Friday called for the chairman
of the prison system’s governing board to resign for trying to get his
sister-in-law selected for a spot on the nine-member board. Lance
Lowry, president of the Huntsville-based Texas Correctional Employees
Local of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal
Employees, said Gov. Rick Perry — who nominated Annette Raggette to the
prison board, then withdrew her name Wednesday amid the controversy —
should ask for Bell’s resignation. Lowry also asked for Travis
County prosecutors to investigate whether any state laws were broken —
whether nepotism laws cover board appointments and whether Raggette may
have falsified a government document when she answered a question on the
application form, and specified she was not related to any state