Louisiana Political News Wire
Former Mandeville Mayor Eddie Price faces $2,500 fine from ethics board
The state Board of Ethics refused Friday to waive a $2,500 fine against former Mandeville Mayor Eddie Price for failure to file personal finance disclosure form on time. Rykert Toledano, representing the former mayor, argued that Price is "virtually penniless" and will have to file bankruptcy when he leaves federal prison after serving his sentence on corruption and income tax evasion as well as perjury charges. The ethics board said Price was 601 days late in filing the disclosure form 2008 and imposed the maximum penalty.
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