Panel sends gov. 4 names for political practices
HELENA — Former Secretary of State Brad Johnson is among the applicants leading lawmakers sent to the governor Tuesday to consider as the next state political practices commissioner.
The governor can choose from those names, or pick someone else altogether to replace current commissioner Dennis Unsworth, whose six-year term expires at the end of the year.
A panel of two Republicans and two Democrats decided that rather than unanimously agree to a group of candidates they would instead each select one name for the governor to consider. In addition to Johnson, the recommended applicants i...