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May 7, 1990
Rep. Donald E. Lukens (R-Ohio), fighting for reelection in this week's primary under the cloud of a sex-related conviction, has been certified as delinquent by the Ohio Department of Taxation, a newspaper reported. The tax department certified a personal income tax delinquency of $1,514, including penalty and interest, against Lukens last month, the Columbus Dispatch said.
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March 16, 1996 | From Associated Press
Former Ohio Rep. Donald E. "Buz" Lukens was convicted Friday of taking $15,000 in bribes from the operators of a trade school while he was a congressman. The U.S. District Court jury deliberated for just one hour before reaching the verdict. Sentencing was set for June 10. Lukens said he had no comment. His lawyer, Harvey Volzer, promised to appeal.
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May 3, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S. Rep. Donald E. Lukens (R-Ohio) apologized for "a dumb mistake" and announced he is actively seeking reelection even though his appeal on a conviction of having sex with a teen-age girl is pending. "We don't have much time," Lukens, 59, said in making his ammouncement in the western Ohio town of Fletcher. The GOP primary election is Tuesday.
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October 19, 1995 | From Associated Press
Ex-Rep. Donald Lukens is not guilty of three bribery counts, a U.S. District Court jury ruled Wednesday. But jurors declared themselves at an impasse on two other counts and were ordered to deliberate further. Still remaining were one conspiracy count and one bribery count covering Lukens' acceptance of $15,000 from two Ohio businessmen on whose behalf the then-congressman later contacted a federal agency. Lukens declined to comment on the partial verdict.
NEWS
February 2, 1989
The FBI found no evidence that Rep. Donald E. Lukens (R-Ohio) tried to bribe a woman who accused him of having a sexual relationship with her teen-age daughter, an FBI official said. Dave Hanna, FBI supervisor at the agency's Columbus office, said the FBI entered the Lukens investigation in November because of a possible federal crime involving a juvenile. He said the investigation found no such violation.
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January 12, 1991 | Associated Press
Former U.S. Rep. Donald E. (Buz) Lukens (R-Ohio) was released from jail Friday after serving nine days of a 30-day sentence for having sex with a teen-ager. The judge who sentenced Lukens agreed to release him so he could receive counseling. He was to go to a Washington, D.C., clinic for sex offenders. Lukens did not comment as he left the Franklin County jail.
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May 31, 1989 | From Associated Press
Rep. Donald E. (Buz) Lukens (R-Ohio), convicted of having sex with a 16-year-old girl, plans an announcement on his personal and political future by the end of the week, his chief of staff, William Jarrell, said Tuesday. Lukens' two-year term expires in 1990. His misdemeanor conviction does not make him ineligible to seek office again. Lukens, 58, was convicted Friday on a charge of contributing to the delinquency and unruliness of a minor. He faces a maximum of 180 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.
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October 25, 1990 | From Associated Press
Rep. Donald E. (Buz) Lukens (R-Ohio) resigned from the House on Wednesday, sparing himself a second sexual misconduct investigation and possible disciplinary action. "Effective immediately, for the good of the Congress and the integrity of the institution, I resign my seat in the U.S. House of Representatives," Lukens said in a letter to Ohio Gov. Richard F. Celeste that was read on the House floor.
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June 13, 1990 | Associated Press
A state appeals court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of Rep. Donald E. (Buz) Lukens on a charge that he had sex with a teen-age girl. The 59-year-old Middletown Republican was convicted in May, 1989, of a misdemeanor charge of contributing to the unruliness of a minor. He was accused of paying a girl to have sex with him at his Columbus apartment in November, 1988, when she was 16. A Franklin County Domestic Relations judge sentenced Lukens to 30 days in jail and fined him $500.
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February 24, 1989 | From Associated Press
U.S. Rep. Donald E. Lukens, a conservative Republican, was indicted Thursday on a misdemeanor charge of having sex with a teen-age girl. The 58-year-old congressman, who is divorced, denied the allegation. The charge stems from a meeting, secretly videotaped by a television station, between Lukens and the girl's mother. She contended that Lukens paid for sex with her daughter four years ago, when the girl was 13 years old, and again last November.
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January 12, 1991 | Associated Press
Former U.S. Rep. Donald E. (Buz) Lukens (R-Ohio) was released from jail Friday after serving nine days of a 30-day sentence for having sex with a teen-ager. The judge who sentenced Lukens agreed to release him so he could receive counseling. He was to go to a Washington, D.C., clinic for sex offenders. Lukens did not comment as he left the Franklin County jail.
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January 3, 1991 | From Associated Press
Former U.S. Rep. Donald E. (Buz) Lukens gave up his appeals Wednesday and began serving a 30-day jail term for having sex with a teen-age girl in 1988. The 59-year-old Republican reported to the Franklin County jail about 30 minutes before a scheduled hearing. Domestic Relations Judge Ronald Solove had scheduled the hearing to give Lukens the opportunity to post bond if he planned to pursue an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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October 25, 1990 | From Associated Press
Rep. Donald E. (Buz) Lukens (R-Ohio) resigned from the House on Wednesday, sparing himself a second sexual misconduct investigation and possible disciplinary action. "Effective immediately, for the good of the Congress and the integrity of the institution, I resign my seat in the U.S. House of Representatives," Lukens said in a letter to Ohio Gov. Richard F. Celeste that was read on the House floor.
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October 24, 1990 | PAUL HOUSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rep. Donald E. (Buz) Lukens (R-Ohio), facing a fresh charge of sexual misconduct, reportedly will resign his House seat today under pressure from House Republican leaders concerned about one more pre-election blow to Congress' already battered image. "There'll be a resignation by tomorrow," House Minority Leader Robert H. Michel (R-Ill.
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October 23, 1990 | Associated Press
The House Ethics Committee on Monday voted to investigate new charges that Rep. Donald E. (Buz) Lukens (R-Ohio), convicted last year of a sex offense, has sexually harassed a Capitol employee. "The committee has received additional evidence indicating that Rep. Lukens may have made unwanted and unsolicited sexual advances to a congressional employee," the committee announced.
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June 13, 1990 | Associated Press
A state appeals court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of Rep. Donald E. (Buz) Lukens on a charge that he had sex with a teen-age girl. The 59-year-old Middletown Republican was convicted in May, 1989, of a misdemeanor charge of contributing to the unruliness of a minor. He was accused of paying a girl to have sex with him at his Columbus apartment in November, 1988, when she was 16. A Franklin County Domestic Relations judge sentenced Lukens to 30 days in jail and fined him $500.
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October 23, 1990 | Associated Press
The House Ethics Committee on Monday voted to investigate new charges that Rep. Donald E. (Buz) Lukens (R-Ohio), convicted last year of a sex offense, has sexually harassed a Capitol employee. "The committee has received additional evidence indicating that Rep. Lukens may have made unwanted and unsolicited sexual advances to a congressional employee," the committee announced.
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May 9, 1990 | From Associated Press
Ohio Rep. Donald E. (Buz) Lukens, who was disgraced by a sex scandal, lost his seat in a Republican primary Tuesday. Lukens, who had refused Republican Party advice to retire after he was convicted of a misdemeanor last year for having sex with a teen-ager, apologized to voters and proclaimed his innocence. He finished third in the primary in western Ohio's 8th District. With 99% of the vote counted, State Rep. John Boehner won with 24,978 votes, followed by former Rep.
NEWS
May 7, 1990
Rep. Donald E. Lukens (R-Ohio), fighting for reelection in this week's primary under the cloud of a sex-related conviction, has been certified as delinquent by the Ohio Department of Taxation, a newspaper reported. The tax department certified a personal income tax delinquency of $1,514, including penalty and interest, against Lukens last month, the Columbus Dispatch said.
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