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Kihuen Worked at Firm Part of FBI Investigation

His spokesman said he was on leave from the firm for some of last year.

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Kimberly Railey
Sept. 29, 2016, 6:17 a.m.

A politically connected public relations firm has been tied to the corruption investigation of Las Vegas City Councilman Ricki Barlow,” and state Sen. Ruben Kihuen (D) is listed as a “principal” in the company. … FBI agents recently subpoenaed records from Barlow related to his campaign and business dealings with the Ramirez Group and its owners in 2015 and 2016.”

“In a federal financial disclosure report filed in May, he said he received a salary of $55,846 from the company in 2015. A campaign spokesman for Kihuen said Wednesday that the candidate has no knowledge of the FBI investigation and was on leave from the firm between February and June of 2015 while attending the Nevada Legislature.” (Las Vegas Review-Journal) Kihuen is challenging Rep. Cresent Hardy (R).


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