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Jan Baran Discusses the Ethics of Hill Staffers Working for Campaigns

Roll Call
October 24, 2014

Jan Witold Baran, co-chair of Wiley Rein’s Election Law & Government Ethics Practice, was quoted in an article published October 22 in Roll Call about Hill staffers using their vacation and personal time to support campaigns in the run-up to the midterm election. 

“If somebody’s going to be doing campaign work, they’ve got to do it on off hours, not using congressional resources,” Mr. Baran said.  “It’s not tricky.  The only thing that has to be observed is that tax payer money is not used to subsidize the employee’s campaign work.”

To read the entire Roll Call article, click here.

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