Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Payne Faces Hearing Before Ethics Board.(Final)

Byline: Jim Ludwick Journal Staff Writer

* Yntema accuses fellow city councilor of ethical breach in job search

City Councilor Greg Payne will face a preliminary hearing before the ethics board Tuesday in a case centering on his recent search for a job.

The hearing before the Board of Ethics and Campaign Practices is scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers at City Hall.

Councilor Hess Yntema filed the complaint against Payne last month.

Yntema said Payne solicited employment with Daniels Insurance and the Talbot Agency while they were competing for a city contract to provide insurance agent services. Daniels Insurance hired Payne to work as a commercial insurance agent. …

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