gosh pr http://wfpl.org en Former Kentucky Tourism Commissioner Fined $2,000 http://wfpl.org/post/former-kentucky-tourism-commissioner-fined-2000 <p>The Executive Branch Ethics Commission has fined former Tourism Commissioner Mike Cooper $2,000 in an agreement to resolve ethics charges.</p><p>Cooper, who resigned in February, was accused of misusing state resources for his own financial gain.</p><p>Cooper was publicly reprimanded Monday. He also waived his right to appeal.</p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 20:48:14 +0000 The Associated Press 886 at http://wfpl.org