State ethics commission meeting Monday, could discuss Richie Farmer

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WYMT) - The Executive Branch Ethics Commission will meet Monday and could decide whether former State Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer violated any of rules when in office.

Farmer was accused in a state audit last year of using Department of Agriculture employees to take him hunting and shopping, mow his yard and chauffeur his dog.

Farmer served two terms in the office. He ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor in 2011.

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