Kentucky Charity Elk Hunting Permits in Question

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It appears that a complaint has been filed and ethics infractions may have occurred surrounding the awarding of rare Kentucky Elk hunting permits. Up to 10 elk hunting permits are donated to various non-profits throughout the year and they are then auctioned to the highest bidder potentially generating as much as $100,000 per permit. Kentucky.com has a full write up on the investigation.

Lawmakers had questioned why the nine-member commission that oversees Fish and Wildlife decided to award three elk hunting permits to a non-profit group with ties to current and former commissioners when state regulations appear to say a non-profit may receive only one elk hunting permit.

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Ca_Vermonster's picture

The funny part of this

The funny part of this article is actually the part that says Kentucky has an agreement with Missouri to trade elk for crappie. 

Excuse me while I ponder that one for awhile.......