Speaker Thom Tillis has lost a second staffer due to a romantic involvement with a state lobbyist, mere days after Buncombe County's Charles Thomas, former chief of staff for Tillis, resigned due to an affair with a homebuilders' association lobbyist. The News & Observer reports that the new disclosure involves Amy Hobbs, a policy analyst, and Dean Plunkett, a lobbyist who represents several clients in the state legislature. Tillis, while still looking into the disclosures, was quoted as saying, "I think it will be very apparent that these organizations received no special treatment.”
Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/05/01/2037096/second-tillis-staffer-admits.html#storylink=cpy
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