New Pa. education secretary has her own troubles

Lauren Williams's picture
Thursday, August 29, 2013

Less than 24 hours on the job, acting Education Secretary Carolyn Dumaresq is already under fire.

Dumaresq, named to the state's top education job Monday after her predecessor abruptly stepped down, did not report a source of outside income on her financial disclosure forms for 2009 and 2010.

During that time, Dumaresq worked as a consultant for an out-of-state executive recruitment firm, which paid her just shy of $6,000 for a project.

Spokesman Tim Eller called the omission an oversight and said Dumaresq would amend her forms to include the information.

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