Perry Fined $1,500 by Ethics Commission

Gov. Rick Perry was fined $1,500 by the Texas Ethics Commission for failing to report rental income from a house in College Station, and for filing incomplete information regarding debts on the same property, in personal financial statements required by state law.

"This was an inadvertent error, and as soon as it was realized, the governor’s personal financial statement was amended to include those items," Perry spokeswoman Katherine Cesinger said in a statement. "The Commission has since assessed a fine, which has been paid." 

Perry did not, as the law requires, report income in excess of $500 from ...

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