Spending Commission fines 2 state lawmakers

Published: Jun. 9, 2011 at 8:56 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The State Campaign Spending Commission has fined two Hawaii lawmakers.

State Representative Karen Awana, a Democrat representing west Oahu, was hit with a $1,900 fine for five counts of either failing to file or filing late campaign spending reports.

The Commission also fined Rep. Mele Carroll, a Democrat representing Lanai and Molokai. She will pay more than $2,600 for not filing six campaign spending reports by the reporting deadlines.

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