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Senate Ethics Committee recommends suspension without pay for Sen. Beyak over racist letters on her website

By Peter Mazereeuw      

'Senator Beyak appears unwilling or unable to recognize the harm that is caused through the dissemination of racist material,' says the report authored by the Senate Ethics Committee.

The Senate will decide within 15 sitting days whether to suspend non-affiliated Senator Lynn Beyak without pay until the election. The Hill Times file photograph

The Senate Ethics Committee tabled a report on April 30, recommending that non-affiliated Senator Lynn Beyak be suspended from the Senate without pay until Parliament is dissolved for the election over racist letters she has refused to remove from her website.

Peter Mazereeuw

Peter Mazereeuw is a deputy editor for The Hill Times covering politics, legislation, and the Senate.
- peter@hilltimes.com


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