Sen. Souza turns the lights on

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Two out of three ain’t bad.

Sen. Mary Souza, R-Coeur d’Alene, is the second Kootenai County-based senator to share her financial information with the public. Sen. Bob Nonini, also a Coeur d’Alene Republican, was the first. Only Sen. Steve Vick hasn’t turned the lights of disclosure on.

Over on the House side, the lack of transparency remains glaring. Rep. Paul Amador, R-Coeur d’Alene, is the only Kootenai County-based House member to have shared his financial information. The others haven’t, including: Rep. Luke Malek, Rep. Vito Barbieri, Rep. Don Cheatham, Rep. Ron Mendive and Rep. Eric Redman. They’re all Republicans, too.

So they can voluntarily shine the light on areas where possible conflicts of interest might arise, their financial disclosures would still be most welcome. They can be emailed to Mike Patrick: mpatrick@cdapress.com

To see an updated list of financial disclosures from city, county and state elected officials from Kootenai County (as well as some important appointed positions, too), go to: http://bookshelf.cdapresshost.com/disclosures

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MARY SOUZA

Idaho state senator (R-Coeur d’Alene)

Sources of income over $5,000/year:

State of Idaho for Senate job

Design Events, Inc. (Rick and Mary Souza’s convention services business)

Boards: None

Spouse: Rick; Design Events co-owner

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