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Topic - Tiffany T. Alston
Delegate Tiffany T. Alston could be removed from office because she was convicted Tuesday of charges of using $800 in state funds to pay an employee at her law firm.
A Maryland jury could decide as soon as Tuesday whether to convict Delegate Tiffany T. Alston on charges that she used $800 in state funds to pay a former employee for work performed for her law firm.
The woman whom Delegate Tiffany T. Alston is accused of paying illegally with state funds testified Wednesday that she received the money for legitimate work as a legislative clerk and not for work at the delegate's law firm as prosecutors claim.
Maryland prosecutors announced additional charges Thursday against Delegate Tiffany T. Alston, alleging that she used state funds to pay an employee at her law firm.
Maryland Delegate Tiffany T. Alston, Prince George's Democrat, returned to Annapolis on Monday for the first General Assembly since being indicted for using campaign funds to cover wedding expenses.
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Court dates are set for a state delegate from Prince George's County accused of stealing campaign money to pay for her wedding and the salary of an attorney at her law firm, according to the office of the state prosecutor.
While Ms. Carter later reaffirmed her support, Ms. Alston ultimately said she was swayed by unhappy constituents to vote against it.
"My community does not like this bill," said Ms. Alston, who made a failed, last-minute attempt to change the legislation to legalize civil unions while leaving marriage between a man and a woman.