During our endorsement interview, we asked attorney and PRC candidate Al Park about a potential conflict of interest in contracting with the state if he gets elected.
That day in early May, he told the editorial panel, "Over 50 law firms in the state have risk management contracts, and we've got a really small one." He failed to mention his firm— Park & Anderson, LLC—has made more than $600,000 from that contract in the last 10 months.
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Public Regulation Commission candidate Al Park is a member of a three-lawyer firm that contracts with the state to handle risk management cases.
Term: Four years
Tasks: Regulates utilities, telecommunications, transportation and insurance industries to ensure fair, reasonable rates