Walker Stapleton Moonlighting At Former Real Estate Investment Firm

It seems Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler isn’t the only statewide elected official moonlighting for a private firm.Last week, Gessler–a newly-sworn-in Republican–sparked a firestorm of criticism when he told the Denver Business J…

It seems Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler isn’t the only statewide elected official moonlighting for a private firm.

Last week, Gessler–a newly-sworn-in Republican–sparked a firestorm of criticism when he told the Denver Business Journal that planned to continue part-time work at his old law firm in order to pay the bills. Gessler’s dual role as Secretary of State and part-time employee at an election law firm (Gessler says he won’t try election cases) is being called a recipe for conflicts of interest by some.

Now, Sandra Fish reports for AOL’s Politics Daily that Colorado’s new State Treasurer, Walker Stapleton, also plans to moonlight at his old firm, a real estate investment company.

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