A state representative whose involvement in an AIDS awareness organization provoked interest from federal prosecutors has resigned her office.
Democratic State Representative Connie Howard submitted her resignation earlier this month, citing only “personal reasons” for stepping down. Howard is one of several lawmakers who have come under scrutiny for the way grant money is doled out. However, subpoenas for records from her office were issued over three years ago, and she has not been accused of wrongdoing.
Rich Miller’s Capitol Fax says Howard has been in poor health in recent years.