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The Florida Times-Union
Veterans and newcomers vie for wins or general election spots in Nassau primaryas write-in candidate John L. McDowell awaits the winner in the general electio
Veterans and newcomers vie for wins or general election spots in Nassau primary
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 hours ago
as write-in candidate John L. McDowell awaits the winner in the general election in November. Slay had filed two Florida Ethics Commission complaints about Drew after reviewing tax collector office records for travel, conferences and credit card... Read more
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Al.com
Bentley fires high-ranking finance official amid computer breachfor delayed payments late last year. According to McDowell's 2016 State of Eco
Bentley fires high-ranking finance official amid computer breach
Al.com / Posted 9 hours ago
for delayed payments late last year. According to McDowell's 2016 State of Economic Interest form filed with the State Ethics Commission, he is also an officer with SoftSwitch Communications, Inc. In his 2011 SOEI form, McDowell said he spent a... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Haley signs ethics reform bills in EasleyThursday, which will require lawmakers to report their sources of income and se
Haley signs ethics reform bills in Easley
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
Thursday, which will require lawmakers to report their sources of income and send ethics complaints to an independent ethics commission for investigation, didn't go far enough. "What they passed in the ethics reform is a good start," he said.... Read more
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Al.com
Today in greedy public officials: A private gym on the public dime?a room for his own recreation and enjoyment, is it a perk or a problem? The bo
Today in greedy public officials: A private gym on the public dime?
Al.com / Posted 15 hours ago
a room for his own recreation and enjoyment, is it a perk or a problem? The board had no choice but to report it to the ethics commission. Kem Marks Bryant, the board's lawyer who apparently reported the question, would not comment, other than... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Advocates wish for more after ethics bill signingHaley signed the legislation Thursday in Easley declaring herself delighted at
Advocates wish for more after ethics bill signing
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted yesterday
Haley signed the legislation Thursday in Easley declaring herself delighted at the result. The law establishes a bipartisan ethics commission to investigate allegations of misconduct by lawmakers and mandates legislators reveal their sources of... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
City councilman cites ailing health as reason for using campaign contributions for bills, insurancepersonal utilities bills and car insurance. The veteran Atlanta City councilma
City councilman cites ailing health as reason for using campaign contributions for bills, insurance
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
personal utilities bills and car insurance. The veteran Atlanta City councilman must have known what awaited him. State ethics commission staff had been on his case for more than a year, at one point issuing a subpoena for bank records. The... Read more
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The Mercury News
Oakland council president lied to Planning Commission; violated ethics laws, grand jury saystheir right," Brecht said. "But I've never had a city councilwoman come in and
Oakland council president lied to Planning Commission; violated ethics laws, grand jury says
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
their right," Brecht said. "But I've never had a city councilwoman come in and corrupt the process." The Oakland Public Ethics Commission launched an investigation into McElhaney's actions on Feb. 18, 2015, said Executive Director Whitney... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Haley signs election law changes after 4-year pushwho pays their spouses and dependent children. The other law sends complaints
Haley signs election law changes after 4-year push
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
who pays their spouses and dependent children. The other law sends complaints against legislators to a restructured State Ethics Commission, allowing for an independent review. Currently, House and Senate ethics committees oversee campaign... Read more
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Al.com
Rumors swirl of seizure of state finance computers; FBI says it's an 'administrative audit'McDowell was paid $179,672 last year. According to McDowell's 2016 State of Ec
Rumors swirl of seizure of state finance computers; FBI says it's an 'administrative audit'
Al.com / Posted yesterday
McDowell was paid $179,672 last year. According to McDowell's 2016 State of Economic Interest form filed with the State Ethics Commission, he is also an officer with SoftSwitch Communications, Inc. In his 2011 SOEI form, McDowell said he spent a... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Haley signs election law changes after 4-year pushwho pays their spouses and dependent children. The other law sends complaints
Haley signs election law changes after 4-year push
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
who pays their spouses and dependent children. The other law sends complaints against legislators to a restructured State Ethics Commission, allowing for an independent review. Currently, House and Senate ethics committees oversee campaign... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Haley signs election law changes after 4-year pushwho pays their spouses and dependent children. The other law sends complaints
Haley signs election law changes after 4-year push
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
who pays their spouses and dependent children. The other law sends complaints against legislators to a restructured State Ethics Commission, allowing for an independent review. Currently, House and Senate ethics committees oversee campaign... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Haley signs election law changes after 4-year pushwho pays their spouses and dependent children. The other law sends complaints
Haley signs election law changes after 4-year push
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
who pays their spouses and dependent children. The other law sends complaints against legislators to a restructured State Ethics Commission, allowing for an independent review. Currently, House and Senate ethics committees oversee campaign... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Governor Haley signs long-awaited ethics reform bill Thursdaytheir colleagues. Critics, including Haley, equated the arrangement to "the fox
Governor Haley signs long-awaited ethics reform bill Thursday
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
their colleagues. Critics, including Haley, equated the arrangement to "the fox guarding the henhouse" since the State Ethics Commission oversees all other public officials. The legislation revamps the State Ethics Commission and expand its... Read more
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Al.com
Which Alabama lawmaker should be prosecuted next? So many to choose fromis pushing a law that would benefit his business. Is something like that a cri
Which Alabama lawmaker should be prosecuted next? So many to choose from
Al.com / Posted yesterday
is pushing a law that would benefit his business. Is something like that a crime? On Tuesday, I called the Alabama Ethics Commission's lawyer, Hugh Evans, with that question. Evans wouldn't speak to a specific case, hence the hypothetical... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Governor Haley signs long-awaited ethics reform bill Thursdaytheir colleagues. Critics, including Haley, equated the arrangement to "the fox
Governor Haley signs long-awaited ethics reform bill Thursday
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted yesterday
their colleagues. Critics, including Haley, equated the arrangement to "the fox guarding the henhouse" since the State Ethics Commission oversees all other public officials. The legislation revamps the State Ethics Commission and expand its... Read more
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Orange County Register
Rancho Alamitos High creates some new alumnihealth fraud sweepUrth Caffe of Laguna Beach counter-sues against Muslim discri
Rancho Alamitos High creates some new alumni
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
health fraud sweepUrth Caffe of Laguna Beach counter-sues against Muslim discrimination claimOrange County finally has an ethics commission – now what? Final: Julio Urias still winless but Yasiel Puig saves the day in Dodgers' wild walk-off win... Read more
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Orange County Register
College debt from the diploma to the gravehealth fraud sweepUrth Caffe of Laguna Beach counter-sues against Muslim discri
College debt from the diploma to the grave
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
health fraud sweepUrth Caffe of Laguna Beach counter-sues against Muslim discrimination claimOrange County finally has an ethics commission – now what? Final: Julio Urias still winless but Yasiel Puig saves the day in Dodgers' wild walk-off win... Read more
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Orange County Register
Randy Jackson, Frances McDormand, Jason Mraz: June 23 celebrity birthdayshealth fraud sweepUrth Caffe of Laguna Beach counter-sues against Muslim discri
Randy Jackson, Frances McDormand, Jason Mraz: June 23 celebrity birthdays
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
health fraud sweepUrth Caffe of Laguna Beach counter-sues against Muslim discrimination claimOrange County finally has an ethics commission – now what? Final: Julio Urias still winless but Yasiel Puig saves the day in Dodgers' wild walk-off win... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Kealohas fight back in massive lawsuit against cityand her husband, Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha, are fighting back with a
Kealohas fight back in massive lawsuit against city
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
and her husband, Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha, are fighting back with a massive lawsuit that names the city, the Ethics Commission and several individuals. Among the dozens of exhibits included in the nearly 1,500 page lawsuit is a... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Anju Bobby George, 6 others quit as president Kerala Sports CouncilRadhakrishnan had resigned earlier. The last council meet presided over by her
Anju Bobby George, 6 others quit as president Kerala Sports Council
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Radhakrishnan had resigned earlier. The last council meet presided over by her on Wednesday gave the nod for setting up an ethics commission headed by an IPS officer, which will examine issues like corruption, nepotism, favouritism and harassment... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Wayne board seeks to get rid of member with ethics complaint, lawyer saysthat in November. The board’s vote last Thursday directed the board attorney t
Wayne board seeks to get rid of member with ethics complaint, lawyer says
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
that in November. The board’s vote last Thursday directed the board attorney to file a complaint with the state School Ethics Commission and a petition with the state education commissioner “to disqualify Catherine Kazan from membership on the... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Lee, Lenox, Stockbridge could share 1 town managerconfront. "The biggest hurdle to this even getting started is the whole ethics
Lee, Lenox, Stockbridge could share 1 town manager
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
confront. "The biggest hurdle to this even getting started is the whole ethics question," Blake said, referring to a State Ethics Commission opinion citing a potential conflict of interest in a shared-administrator arrangement between the towns of... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Ethics commission to investigate complaint against mayorBy: Rebecca Turco & The Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Rhode Island E
Ethics commission to investigate complaint against mayor
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
By: Rebecca Turco & The Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has voted to examine a complaint against the mayor of East Providence. The commission voted unanimously Tuesday to investigate the complaint alleging... Read more
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Arkansas Times
A limit on elders' rightsthe committee formed to gather signatures for the ballot measure had raised $31
A limit on elders' rights
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 days ago
the committee formed to gather signatures for the ballot measure had raised $313,110, according to filings with the state Ethics Commission — more than twice the amount raised that month by any other committee promoting a ballot initiative — and... Read more
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Orange County Register
The county finally has an ethics commission - but now what?Orange County finally has an ethics commission after more than a decade of advo
The county finally has an ethics commission - but now what?
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
Orange County finally has an ethics commission after more than a decade of advocacy for one, but now the difficult work begins: providing it the people, budget and tools to make it work as intended. There’s still some disagreement over how to... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon Govt. Waste Hotline complaints jump 35 percentto determine which reports warrant further investigation. The Audits Division
Oregon Govt. Waste Hotline complaints jump 35 percent
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
to determine which reports warrant further investigation. The Audits Division is required to notify the Oregon Government Ethics Commission if potential violations of the Oregon ethics law are discovered. Law enforcement must be notified if... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Oklahoma Legislators, State Officials Accept More Gifts From Interest Groupsshortfall, special-interest groups plied them with more free meals, drinks, Thu
Oklahoma Legislators, State Officials Accept More Gifts From Interest Groups
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 2 days ago
shortfall, special-interest groups plied them with more free meals, drinks, Thunder tickets and other gifts. Oklahoma Ethics Commission filings show a total of 195 lobbyists gave out $344,600 worth of gifts from January through May – or nearly... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Anju Bobby George resigns as Kerala Sports Council chiefmeeting at the Council headquarter in Thiruvananthapuram. She said those who d
Anju Bobby George resigns as Kerala Sports Council chief
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
meeting at the Council headquarter in Thiruvananthapuram. She said those who did not like her decision to form an ethics commission to expose corruption and illegal dealings in the Council in the past were behind the cropping up of false... Read more
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The Hindu
Anju Bobby George quits as KSSC presidentsaid the veteran. “I believe that certain vested interests have got together r
Anju Bobby George quits as KSSC president
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
said the veteran. “I believe that certain vested interests have got together right from the day we decided to appoint an Ethics Commission and got approval for it from the previous Government. Our intention was simple, to fight corruption and... Read more
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New Kerala
'Humiliated' Anju Bobby George quits Kerala Sports Council; 'Good' says minister - newkerala.com #80330by the former Kerala state government around six months ago and things started
'Humiliated' Anju Bobby George quits Kerala Sports Council; 'Good' says minister - newkerala.com #80330
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
by the former Kerala state government around six months ago and things started to go wrong when we decided to appoint an ethics commission which was given the mandate to probe corruption, nepotism, harassment over the entire gambit of the council... Read more
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The Financial Express
Hurt Anju Bobby George resigns as Kerala Sports Council Presidentafter an hour-long meeting at the Council headquarter here. She said those who
Hurt Anju Bobby George resigns as Kerala Sports Council President
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
after an hour-long meeting at the Council headquarter here. She said those who did not like her decision to form an ethics commission to expose corruption and illegal dealings in the Council in the past were behind the cropping up of false... Read more
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New Kerala
'Humiliated' Anju Bobby George quits Kerala Sports Council - newkerala.com #80235by the former Kerala state government around six months ago and things started
'Humiliated' Anju Bobby George quits Kerala Sports Council - newkerala.com #80235
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
by the former Kerala state government around six months ago and things started to go wrong when we decided to appoint an Ethics Commission which was given the mandate to probe corruption, nepotism, harassment over the entire gambit of the Council... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Ethics commission to investigate complaint against mayorPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has voted to examine
Ethics commission to investigate complaint against mayor
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has voted to examine a complaint against the mayor of East Providence. The commission voted unanimously Tuesday to investigate the complaint alleging Thomas Rose submitted a lease payment... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Kealohas file lawsuit against city for the third timeare weighing-in after the Honolulu Police Chief, Louis Kealoha, and his Deputy
Kealohas file lawsuit against city for the third time
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
are weighing-in after the Honolulu Police Chief, Louis Kealoha, and his Deputy Prosecutor wife, Katherine, sued the city's Ethics Commission -- claiming they are victims of "vindictive" attacks that have damaged their professional and personal... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Oakland councilwoman broke city, state rules, report saysoffice, which issued a statement Tuesday acknowledging the ethics rules and pro
Oakland councilwoman broke city, state rules, report says
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
office, which issued a statement Tuesday acknowledging the ethics rules and promising to work with Oakland’s Public Ethics Commission to ensure that rules are followed. The city planning and zoning commissions ultimately approved the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Oakland councilwoman broke city, state rules, report saysoffice, which issued a statement Tuesday acknowledging the ethics rules and pro
Oakland councilwoman broke city, state rules, report says
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
office, which issued a statement Tuesday acknowledging the ethics rules and promising to work with Oakland’s Public Ethics Commission to ensure that rules are followed. The city planning and zoning commissions ultimately approved the... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Bright announces endorsements in state Senate runoffrun television ads through the runoff election, and more fundraisers are planne
Bright announces endorsements in state Senate runoff
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
run television ads through the runoff election, and more fundraisers are planned in the coming days. According to the State Ethics Commission, Bright's total campaign contributions for the current election cycle have reached $195,242 while his... Read more
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Gawker
Everything We Know About the Shady "Draper Sterling" Getting Paid by the Trump Campaignfilings. If you feel like things are starting to get confusing, just wait—it g
Everything We Know About the Shady "Draper Sterling" Getting Paid by the Trump Campaign
Gawker / Posted 3 days ago
filings. If you feel like things are starting to get confusing, just wait—it gets worse. This past May, the Missouri Ethics Commission filed a complaint against Patriots for America for not complying with state guidelines, including a failure... Read more
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East Bay Express
Grand Jury: Oakland City Council President Had Conflict of Interest, Violated Ethics Rules to Undermine Housing Projecther chief of staff Zachary Wald to write her appeal against the project. The G
Grand Jury: Oakland City Council President Had Conflict of Interest, Violated Ethics Rules to Undermine Housing Project
East Bay Express / Posted 3 days ago
her chief of staff Zachary Wald to write her appeal against the project. The Grand Jury also criticized the Oakland Public Ethics Commission for not investigating Gibson McElhaney and enforcing Oakland's applicable laws. The City Council also was... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Walmart Increases Support For Crawford County Alcohol Sales InitiativeDollars In Crawford County” initiative last month, increasing its support from
Walmart Increases Support For Crawford County Alcohol Sales Initiative
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 4 days ago
Dollars In Crawford County” initiative last month, increasing its support from previous months. According to the Arkansas Ethics Commission, three payments were made to the group during the month of May. In March, Walmart had contributed $101,000... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Sheriff Loftis, Will Lewis spar ahead of runoff electionfunding is easily verifiable by any member of the public that wishes to look at
Sheriff Loftis, Will Lewis spar ahead of runoff election
FOX Carolina / Posted 4 days ago
funding is easily verifiable by any member of the public that wishes to look at his campaign disclosure forms through the Ethics Commission website. Will Lewis has never held a supervisory role at the Sheriff's Office. He has proven he will... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pa. legislators seems unconcerned about conflictsmore lucrative, a much more egregious conflict than this one — but suffice to s
Pa. legislators seems unconcerned about conflicts
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
more lucrative, a much more egregious conflict than this one — but suffice to say that the Senate, over which the state Ethics Commission has ruled it has no jurisdiction, has not set a lofty standard. In all kinds of areas of commerce and... Read more
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Boston Globe
June 20, 2016and Senate Ethics committees ... The panel would also look at conflict of inter
June 20, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
and Senate Ethics committees ... The panel would also look at conflict of interest laws and the regulations of the State Ethics Commission. ...” Behind paywall: http://bit.ly/28KM6OJ MARKEY SEES A ‘RECKONING’ FOR GOP, via Prisca Pointdujour on... Read more
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Lowell Sun
DeLeo seeks panel to examine ethics lawsand Sen. Cynthia Creem of Newton. The panel would also look at conflict of inte
DeLeo seeks panel to examine ethics laws
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
and Sen. Cynthia Creem of Newton. The panel would also look at conflict of interest laws and the regulations of the State Ethics Commission. The group, which would consider extending the lobbying laws to cover municipal lobbying, would be required... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Sheriff Loftis declines debate with Lewis, says opponent is not qualifiedfunding is easily verifiable by any member of the public that wishes to look at
Sheriff Loftis declines debate with Lewis, says opponent is not qualified
FOX Carolina / Posted 4 days ago
funding is easily verifiable by any member of the public that wishes to look at his campaign disclosure forms through the Ethics Commission website. Will Lewis has never held a supervisory role at the Sheriff's Office. He has proven he will... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Ethics group argues Wyoming judge can't deny gay marriageshave the right to refuse to marry gay couples. The Casper Star-Tribune reports
Ethics group argues Wyoming judge can't deny gay marriages
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 4 days ago
have the right to refuse to marry gay couples. The Casper Star-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/28K1bxG ) that the judicial ethics commission argued before the Wyoming Supreme Court in favor of Pinedale municipal judge and circuit court magistrate... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Hawaii DOT employee accused of misusing state resourcesHawaii (AP) - A superintendent for the Hawaii Department of Transportation rema
Hawaii DOT employee accused of misusing state resources
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
Hawaii (AP) - A superintendent for the Hawaii Department of Transportation remains under investigation after the state Ethics Commission found that he had used state resources "for his own personal purposes." West Hawaii Today reports that... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Ruling OK's tour companies paying for teacher travelreports the Hawaii State Teachers Association's attorney argued that educators
Ruling OK's tour companies paying for teacher travel
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
reports the Hawaii State Teachers Association's attorney argued that educators were worried about possibly violating an ethics commission opinion and cancelled at least 31 trips in the past school year. Ethics commissioners said in a 2015... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California tobacco tax measure targets an industry under pressurebiggest megaphone,” said Jessica Levinson, a professor at Loyola Law School in
California tobacco tax measure targets an industry under pressure
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
biggest megaphone,” said Jessica Levinson, a professor at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and president of the Los Angeles Ethics Commission. “That’s true when you’re affecting the legislative process and the ballot initiative... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lord Coe still running away from questions over his integritycamp. In the end Coe won by just 23 votes. Papa Diack, who is now a fugitive f
Lord Coe still running away from questions over his integrity
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
camp. In the end Coe won by just 23 votes. Papa Diack, who is now a fugitive from Interpol and banned for life by the IAAF ethics commission, told me in Dakar where I went to interview him for last week’s Panorama programme: ‘If he had not the... Read more
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