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City of Longview disciplines three housing employees

Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 11:58am

Longview, TX — Three Longview Housing Authority employees, including its director, have been reprimanded after a municipal probe uncovered a culture of favoritism and strong-arming.

Housing and Community Development Director Anji Johnson, Housing Supervisor Cheteva Marshall and 20-year senior caseworker Tonya Pierce threatened at least two property owners and made other exceptions for the benefit of Longview Housing Authority client LaTonya Ivory, the probe concluded.

All three employees were placed on six months’ job probation, while Johnson and Marshall served two-day suspensions without pay. Marshall was to return to her job today.

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