The executive director of state's Elections Enforcement Commission did not violate any laws when he and Gov. M. Jodi Rell's campaign manager discussed a possible settlement to resolve campaign finance law violations by state commissioners, according to a report released Wednesday.
But the independent investigator who wrote the report said the communications between campaign manager Kevin Deneen and Jeffrey Garfield, the commission's executive director, "clearly gave rise to an appearance of impropriety."AP)
See what happened here.
So Garfield is off the hook. For that. Moody herself is still being investigated for possibly lying to a legislative committee.
"Report: Elections official didn't violate laws in Moody case." Associated Press 16 August, 2006.