That was easy.
By the way: the vote was 12-0. And there were 8 republicans on the panel.
The report explained. (She broke no laws regarding Monegan's firing; she broke the law in regards to the pressure put on him to fire Wooten.)
The Anchorage Daily News gets out the chainsaw:
The governor let her husband, Todd, use the governor's office and its resources, "including access to state employees, to continue to contact subordinate state employees in an effort to find some way to get Trooper Wooten fired," Branchflower wrote.
"She had the authority and power to require Mr. Palin to cease contacting subordinates, but she failed to act," he wrote.
This created conflicts of interests for the state employees Todd Palin was contacting. "They must choose to either please a superior or run the risk of facing that superior's displeasure and the possible consequences of such displeasure. This was one of the very reasons the Ethics Act was promulgated by the Legislature," Branchflower wrote.
[puts on chirpy squirrel voice] "I'm gonna reform Washington!"