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Texas Fire Chief Resigns Amidst Nepotism Allegations

The fire chief of Travis County Emergency Services District No. 4 has resigned under pressure from the district board after it was revealed that his two daughters and his future son-in-law were on the payroll. What is unclear from news reports is whether this was simply another firefighter being caught-up in an overly-broad nepotism policy, or whether ethical boundaries had been crossed in terms of hiring and supervision.

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