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Resource ID: #17943
Subject: Conflicts Of Interest
Source: Denver Post
Date: 4-May


"Civil Service Commission Executive Director Paul G. Torres for years has doled out thousands of tax dollars in part-time jobs to his relatives, friends and longtime associates. For instance, Torres' two children -- Natalie, 17, and JonPaul, 15 - have been paid to administer the city's police and fire department entrance exams since they were 13 years old, payment records obtained by The Post show." Torres' response: "My kids made crumbs and you think it's a story? I don't understand the twist on this. Because I was keeping them out of trouble and they made a couple of dollars, is that a story?"

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