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Attorney General Glenn F. Ivey, the top law-enforcement official in Alabama, has ruled that state legislators can no longer use their positions to enrich themselves by accepting gifts and payments from attorneys.The ruling, announced Thursday , means any legislator who accepts an item or service worth more than $100 must pay for it first before receiving it. The attorney general said he will make exceptions only when there is a public interest.”When you are dealing with people’s money, be very careful,” Ivey said during a news conference at his office in Montgomery. “Anyone who gets something of value without paying should lose out on that benefit.”Ivey also issued new rules governing conflicts of interests among lawyers retained by elected officials . He wrote that lawyers may not retain business clients while representing county commissioners or other local government officials unless they have written agreements approved by the chief legal counsel for the Constitutional Officers’ Committee within 24 hours of receiving notice from either another lawyer or ethics board member about potential violations.”There are some things we need to do better as far as transparency and getting rid of bad actors so good people can get access to justice,” Ivey told reporters after making his announcement in Montgomery’s Capitol Building. “This is one step toward doing just that.””We’ve been talking about this change since last year,” Robert Spence Faulkner III , president pro tem of the Senate Judiciary Committee and a lawyer in Birmingham , said in an interview with AL.com shortly after learning about Attorney General Ivery’s

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