Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Jesse Gomez wants to run for a position on the school board this fall. But he was barred from holding public office because of a 29-year-old criminal conviction! Yes, back in 1983, Gomez pleaded guilty to drug possession and the offense was reduced to a misdemeanor. Now, an employee for Defense Department contractor Northrop Grumman Corp., Gomez says his boss encouraged him to seek a pardon. See more on the story here.