Drip, drip, drip, SPLASH! Cylvia Hayes admits to more dirty money from clean energy

From the Oregonian ... First there's this:

Cylvia Hayes has confirmed she collected $118,000 in previously undisclosed payments from an out-of-state clean energy group.

Then, there's this:

The admitted payouts conflict with other statements Kitzhaber has made regarding his fiancee's consulting work, how his office handled her contracts and most troubling, statements he has made in his annual ethics filings.

And, then there's this:

The income also doesn't match what's reported for those years on federal tax forms Hayes provided to The Oregonian/OregonLive.

Oh ... and there's this:

Yet it appears that Hayes did not complete such disclosure forms for her contract with the Clean Economy Development Center of Washington, D.C., or three others: Waste to Energy of Texas; HDR One Co., of Portland; and Rural Development Initiatives of Eugene.

But, wait, what's this?

While Hayes was willing to disclose to EO Media how much money she'd collected from her fellowship, the first lady wouldn't share what work she'd done with the Clean Economy Development Center.  Still, Hayes has highlighted the fellowship on her business website, in numerous biographies that she submitted when she spoke at conferences and on her First Lady of Oregon page linked from the governor's web site.

Did you know: According to the nonprofit tracking site Guidestar, the IRS revoked the Clean Economy Development Center's tax-exempt status for failing to file tax forms over three consecutive years.

Then there's all this:

On the tax return that Hayes provided to The Oregonian/OregonLive, Hayes noted that her salary and business income for 2011 totaled $52,203.

Again, according to Kitzhaber's ethics disclosure forms, that was the year Hayes held four different contracts, including her fellowship with the Clean Economy Development Center that she Hayes now says was worth $30,000.

Yet on Hayes' 2012 tax filing, her business income was noted as $27,361. She listed no wages or salary. That was the year in which she now says her payment from the development center totaled $88,000.

In his own ethics filing for that year, Kitzhaber noted that his household received income from Hayes' 3E Strategies. Section No. 7 of that form directed the governor to list any household income of $1,000 or more from groups with business, legislative or administrative interests in Oregon.

Then, there's one more thing:

Hayes now says she was paid $88,000 by the Clean Economy Development Center that year, yet Kitzhaber wrote "None."

It's becoming clearer and clearer why the FBI has some questions for the Governor and his fiancée.


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