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Al.com
Mike Hubbard trial: Lobbyists, GOP leaders shine light on ethics accusationsthe potential conflict. Ross also testified, under Baxley's cross examination,
Mike Hubbard trial: Lobbyists, GOP leaders shine light on ethics accusations
Al.com / Posted 57 minutes ago
the potential conflict. Ross also testified, under Baxley's cross examination, that Hubbard said he had consulted with the Ethics Commission about the contract and he did not think it was a problem. Hubbard's contract with APCI included a clause... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Watkins: No engineer’s probe at handthe release, Watkins references a Nov. 18, 2013, letter he wrote to Ohio Attorn
Watkins: No engineer’s probe at hand
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
the release, Watkins references a Nov. 18, 2013, letter he wrote to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office regarding an ethics commission investigation. According to the release, Watkins' office was disqualified, "due to a conflict of interest,... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
San Francsico DA, Aides Pay Out Ethics Finesviolating city laws prohibiting the solicitation of political contributions fro
San Francsico DA, Aides Pay Out Ethics Fines
NBC Bay Area / Posted 10 hours ago
violating city laws prohibiting the solicitation of political contributions from city officers and employees, San Francisco Ethics Commission officials said Tuesday. Gascon agreed to pay $4,000 in connection with a November 2014 fundraising event... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Tues. 8:45 pm: Watkins: No engineer's probe at handWARREN - Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins says his office "is not in p
Tues. 8:45 pm: Watkins: No engineer's probe at hand
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 11 hours ago
WARREN - Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins says his office "is not in possession of any report" of the Ohio Ethics Commission relative to Trumbull County Engineer Randy Smith. Watkins on Tuesday issued a statement responding to requests for... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ethics Commission considers election-season blackoutPROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Ethics Commission is considering an election-seas
Ethics Commission considers election-season blackout
Boston Globe / Posted 11 hours ago
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Ethics Commission is considering an election-season blackout on ethics complaints. The nine-member commission voted unanimously Tuesday to begin the process of establishing the moratorium. Lawmakers do not want the... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
San Francisco D.A. fined $4,000 for soliciting campaign donations from city employeesviolating city laws prohibiting the solicitation of political contributions fro
San Francisco D.A. fined $4,000 for soliciting campaign donations from city employees
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 12 hours ago
violating city laws prohibiting the solicitation of political contributions from city officers and employees, San Francisco Ethics Commission officials said today. Gascon agreed to pay $4,000 in connection with a November 2014 fundraising event... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Lee Bright dismisses opposition to his S.C. Senate re-election bidto be a leader." Talley's total campaign contributions for the current electio
Lee Bright dismisses opposition to his S.C. Senate re-election bid
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 12 hours ago
to be a leader." Talley's total campaign contributions for the current election cycle are $147,068, according to the state Ethics Commission. Talley said he loaned $100,000 to his campaign. Bright's total contributions are at�$152,562, while Scott... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
SF supervisor seeks to ease breastfeeding for city employeesthe city. In April, he filed a lawsuit in San Francisco Superior Court alleging
SF supervisor seeks to ease breastfeeding for city employees
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 hours ago
the city. In April, he filed a lawsuit in San Francisco Superior Court alleging he’s the victim of a “witch hunt” by the Ethics Commission in an attempt to erase the $191,000 fine stemming from his 2010 run for supervisor. The commission... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Hubbard asked ethics commission for guidancecompanies. But Baxley says Hubbard was careful not to do anything illegal. Bax
Hubbard asked ethics commission for guidance
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 15 hours ago
companies. But Baxley says Hubbard was careful not to do anything illegal. Baxley says Hubbard even asked Alabama's Ethics Commission for written guidance. Prosecutors say Hubbard took in more than $2 million in illegal payments while... Read more
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Providence Business News
Ethics Commission finds probable cause that Lally violated R.I. regulationsPROVIDENCE – The Ethics Commission on Tuesday found probable cause that former
Ethics Commission finds probable cause that Lally violated R.I. regulations
Providence Business News / Posted 15 hours ago
PROVIDENCE – The Ethics Commission on Tuesday found probable cause that former state Rep. Donald J. Lally Jr. violated the state’s revolving-door rules when he accepted a state job last summer three months after leaving the General Assembly. Ethics... Read more
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The News-Times
Bethel employee cited for ethics violationfurther. Ventrella, who has worked for the town for more than 10 years, could
Bethel employee cited for ethics violation
The News-Times / Posted 15 hours ago
further. Ventrella, who has worked for the town for more than 10 years, could not be reached for comment Tuesday. The Ethics Commission unanimously agreed at a May 11 meeting that Ventrella violated section C9-3 of the town charter, which... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hubbard asked ethics commission for guidancecompanies. But Baxley says Hubbard was careful not to do anything illegal. Bax
Hubbard asked ethics commission for guidance
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 16 hours ago
companies. But Baxley says Hubbard was careful not to do anything illegal. Baxley says Hubbard even asked Alabama's Ethics Commission for written guidance. Prosecutors say Hubbard took in more than $2 million in illegal payments while... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Oklahoma leaders agree on budget, most will see cutsof 183.94 percent to $13,892,835. The State Auditor and Inspector, Oklahoma Sta
Oklahoma leaders agree on budget, most will see cuts
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 16 hours ago
of 183.94 percent to $13,892,835. The State Auditor and Inspector, Oklahoma State Treasurer, Governor, Lt. Governor, State Ethics Commission, Office of Civil Emergency Management, Merit Protection Commission, Space Industry Development Authority... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Ethics commission considers election-season blackoutPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island Ethics Commission is considering an el
Ethics commission considers election-season blackout
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 16 hours ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island Ethics Commission is considering an election-season blackout on ethics complaints. The commission voted unanimously Tuesday to begin the process of establishing the moratorium. The move comes as a proposal... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Ethics Commission:lawmaker erred in taking Raimondo jobPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has found probable c
Ethics Commission:lawmaker erred in taking Raimondo job
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 16 hours ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has found probable cause that a former state lawmaker violated the ethics code by accepting a job with Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo. The commission voted Tuesday to approve the probable... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Ethics Commission:lawmaker erred in taking Raimondo jobBy The Associated Press news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ The Rhode Islan
Ethics Commission:lawmaker erred in taking Raimondo job
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 18 hours ago
By The Associated Press news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has found probable cause that a former state lawmaker violated the ethics code by accepting a job with Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo. The commission... Read more
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Miami New Times
Terence Pinder, Former Opa-locka Politico, Beats One Criminal Case, Two More To Goexchange for getting the 2006 charges dropped, Pinder agreed to pay $2,000 in f
Terence Pinder, Former Opa-locka Politico, Beats One Criminal Case, Two More To Go
Miami New Times / Posted 18 hours ago
exchange for getting the 2006 charges dropped, Pinder agreed to pay $2,000 in fines and investigative costs to the ethics commission and reimburse $3,000 he still owes the city of Opa-Locka. Pinder was elected in 2004 by campaigning as a... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
When becoming a part of the story is an obligationin Lowndes County Chancery Court in the Columbus City Council's appeal of Grego
When becoming a part of the story is an obligation
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 21 hours ago
in Lowndes County Chancery Court in the Columbus City Council's appeal of Gregory v City of Columbus, a 2014 Mississippi Ethics Commission ruling that found the city council violated the state's open meetings law. The matter, which is currently... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Miss. Justice Institute to represent newspaper in Open Meetings casean ongoing civil case involving the city of Columbus and a violation of the sta
Miss. Justice Institute to represent newspaper in Open Meetings case
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 21 hours ago
an ongoing civil case involving the city of Columbus and a violation of the state's Open Meetings Act. In 2014, the state Ethics Commission issued an order stating the council and mayor violated three sections of the Open Meetings Act. The order... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Former North Ridgeville city worker sentenced to 30 days in jail, restitutionhis job duties. Edwards has run into ethical problems while working for govern
Former North Ridgeville city worker sentenced to 30 days in jail, restitution
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted yesterday
his job duties. Edwards has run into ethical problems while working for government entities in the past as well. The Ohio Ethics Commission previously reprimanded him for improperly voting on contracts that benefited his former employer, Avon Lake... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento City Council to discuss independent redistricting commission15, 2020, and every 10th year after that, a screening panel must review the app
Sacramento City Council to discuss independent redistricting commission
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
15, 2020, and every 10th year after that, a screening panel must review the applications. The panel could be the city’s ethics commission if one is established or a group that includes a retired judge, local professor with redistricting... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Ethics panel lets Christensen serve on agency she helped createThe city Ethics Commission unanimously voted Monday to waive conflict-of-intere
Ethics panel lets Christensen serve on agency she helped create
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
The city Ethics Commission unanimously voted Monday to waive conflict-of-interest laws to allow her to take a part-time job with the newly formed Dogpatch and Northwest Potrero Hill Green Benefits District. City laws mandating a one-year “cooling... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
District Attorney Mark Jackson calls for end to Sewer District No. 1they discussed Miner’s filing of the complaint a week before Sullivan knew abou
District Attorney Mark Jackson calls for end to Sewer District No. 1
Nevada Appeal / Posted yesterday
they discussed Miner’s filing of the complaint a week before Sullivan knew about it. Jackson said that a response from the Ethics Commission was that it didn’t have jurisdiction over people who aren’t public officers, and that included... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
'Failure is not easy to accept': Penn Hills School Board holds first meeting since $167 million debt revealedCounty district attorney, the U.S. attorney for western Pennsylvania, the state
'Failure is not easy to accept': Penn Hills School Board holds first meeting since $167 million debt revealed
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted yesterday
County district attorney, the U.S. attorney for western Pennsylvania, the state Revenue Department and the Pennsylvania Ethics Commission for what he called "multiple criminal investigations." DePasquale said in his report, “A former business... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Mahoney: Missouri lawmakers missed opportunity to pass ethics billDID I MENTION, THE LAWMAKERS GET $103 A DAY FOR EXPENSES? MISSOURI DOES NOT HAV
Mahoney: Missouri lawmakers missed opportunity to pass ethics bill
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted yesterday
DID I MENTION, THE LAWMAKERS GET $103 A DAY FOR EXPENSES? MISSOURI DOES NOT HAVE LIMITS RIGHT NOW, FOR EXAMPLE, THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION REPORT SAID GOP CANDIDATE FOR -- JUST GOT A HALF-MILLION DOLLAR PERFECTLY LEGAL. DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Rhode Island lawmakers moving quickly on ethics reformthe Rhode Island General Assembly is moving quickly on a reformist agenda that
Rhode Island lawmakers moving quickly on ethics reform
ABC 6 Providence / Posted yesterday
the Rhode Island General Assembly is moving quickly on a reformist agenda that would put lawmakers under the watch of an ethics commission and strengthen lobbying rules. Democratic leaders are urging passage of ethics legislation they recently... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Former Ore. prison watchdog files retaliation lawsuitWilliamson learned that Peters planned to replace him. The next month, he filed
Former Ore. prison watchdog files retaliation lawsuit
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
Williamson learned that Peters planned to replace him. The next month, he filed a complaint with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission and indicated his intention to sue. The commission's director later told The Oregonian that the complaint... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Rhode Island lawmakers moving quickly on ethics reformthe Rhode Island General Assembly is moving quickly on a reformist agenda that
Rhode Island lawmakers moving quickly on ethics reform
ABC 6 Providence / Posted yesterday
the Rhode Island General Assembly is moving quickly on a reformist agenda that would put lawmakers under the watch of an ethics commission and strengthen lobbying rules. Democratic leaders are urging passage of ethics legislation they recently... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Does Rick Perry Still Carry Clout In Texas?establishment and so having the governor’s endorsement, that fed that," said Fi
Does Rick Perry Still Carry Clout In Texas?
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
establishment and so having the governor’s endorsement, that fed that," said Fisher, whom Perry had appointed to the Texas Ethics Commission and Texas Youth Commission. "But there was so much distortion of issues in our race that were just not true... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Former Ore. prison watchdog files retaliation lawsuitWilliamson learned that Peters planned to replace him. The next month, he filed
Former Ore. prison watchdog files retaliation lawsuit
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
Williamson learned that Peters planned to replace him. The next month, he filed a complaint with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission and indicated his intention to sue. The commission's director later told The Oregonian that the complaint... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Does Rick Perry Still Carry Clout in Texas? - Does Rick Perry Still Carry Clout in Texas? by Patrick Svitek The Texas Tribune May 22 2016 There's the Austin ophthalmologist responsible for his trademark glasses. The former Texas Tech official who ...establishment and so having the governor’s endorsement, that fed that," said Fi
Does Rick Perry Still Carry Clout in Texas? - Does Rick Perry Still Carry Clout in Texas? by Patrick Svitek The Texas Tribune May 22 2016 There's the Austin ophthalmologist responsible for his trademark glasses. The former Texas Tech official who ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
establishment and so having the governor’s endorsement, that fed that," said Fisher, whom Perry had appointed to the Texas Ethics Commission and Texas Youth Commission. "But there was so much distortion of issues in our race that were just not true... Read more
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Al.com
One-time rising star Hubbard to stand trial on ethics chargesgovernor's office and the Department of Commerce. Hubbard's lawyers have claim
One-time rising star Hubbard to stand trial on ethics charges
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
governor's office and the Department of Commerce. Hubbard's lawyers have claimed that Hubbard relied on guidance from the Ethics Commission staff in his consulting contracts with those companies. They also asserted that Hubbard's right to lobby... Read more
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Orange County Register
More politics than oversightme. But not a second time. I’m thinking of the proposal on the June 7 ballot to
More politics than oversight
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
me. But not a second time. I’m thinking of the proposal on the June 7 ballot to create an independent campaign finance and ethics commission. “It will be a truly independent body,” argue its supporters in a campaign statement. It promises big... Read more
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Providence Business News
How important are stronger ethics rules and enforcement mechanisms for Rhode Island?to tighten ethics rules and enforcement on the General Assembly. The bill woul
How important are stronger ethics rules and enforcement mechanisms for Rhode Island?
Providence Business News / Posted 3 days ago
to tighten ethics rules and enforcement on the General Assembly. The bill would restore jurisdiction to the state Ethics Commission over the General Assembly, something that was stripped from existing legislation by the R.I. Supreme Court... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Former Sheriff Kelley Cradduck Fined By Ethics CommissionBENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — Former Benton County Sheriff Kelley Cradduck was fined b
Former Sheriff Kelley Cradduck Fined By Ethics Commission
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 3 days ago
BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — Former Benton County Sheriff Kelley Cradduck was fined by the Arkansas Ethics Commission after a citizen complaint was made against him. Cradduck was accused of using an on-duty Benton County Sheriff’s Office employee to... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
North Carolina news in briefNews & Observer of Raleigh reported that Cowell said she would not have agr
North Carolina news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
News & Observer of Raleigh reported that Cowell said she would not have agreed to serve on the boards if the State Ethics Commission had not approved. She's not seeking re-election.

Cowell says there's no conflict of interest with... Read more

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Times of Malta
FIFA ethics body wants two-year suspension forex-DFB chief Niersbachchamber are inexplicable,” Niersbach said. He said he was being investigated n
FIFA ethics body wants two-year suspension forex-DFB chief Niersbach
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
chamber are inexplicable,” Niersbach said. He said he was being investigated now for failing to inform FIFA’s ethics commission last year of the developments regarding the 2006 affair. “As it is a question of honour and in order to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Baytown House candidate tarred in anti-gay flieruse footage in his campaign ads of Smith from the House floor during the 2013 a
Baytown House candidate tarred in anti-gay flier
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
use footage in his campaign ads of Smith from the House floor during the 2013 and 2015 legislative sessions. sued the Texas Ethics Commission to strike down that law. Last week, state District Judge Brent Gamble of Houston granted a temporary... Read more
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ajc.com
Former Georgia Ethics chief appointed to ethics board by DealWhen Gov. Nathan Deal went looking for somebody to appoint to Georgia’s ethics
Former Georgia Ethics chief appointed to ethics board by Deal
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
When Gov. Nathan Deal went looking for somebody to appoint to Georgia’s ethics commission, he chose the man he paid for years to make sure his campaign disclosures were accurate. Deal announced late Friday that he was appointing Rick Thompson,... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Pope warns bishops to consult Rome on new religious ordersNo. 2 official in charge of religious orders, Archbishop Joseph Tobin, to overs
Pope warns bishops to consult Rome on new religious orders
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
No. 2 official in charge of religious orders, Archbishop Joseph Tobin, to oversee reforms at Sodalitium after an internal ethics commission found that young recruits were victims of physical, psychological and sexual abuse, according to the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Baytown House candidate tarred in anti-gay flyeruse footage in his campaign ads of Smith from the House floor during the 2013 a
Baytown House candidate tarred in anti-gay flyer
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
use footage in his campaign ads of Smith from the House floor during the 2013 and 2015 legislative sessions. sued the Texas Ethics Commission to strike down that law. Last week, state District Judge Brent Gamble of Houston granted a temporary... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Pope warns bishops to consult Rome on new religious ordersNo. 2 official in charge of religious orders, Archbishop Joseph Tobin, to overs
Pope warns bishops to consult Rome on new religious orders
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
No. 2 official in charge of religious orders, Archbishop Joseph Tobin, to oversee reforms at Sodalitium after an internal ethics commission found that young recruits were victims of physical, psychological and sexual abuse, according to the... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Contract scandal leads to ouster of convention-center catererthe authority. “We have concluded there was collusion involved.” An FBI invest
Contract scandal leads to ouster of convention-center caterer
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
the authority. “We have concluded there was collusion involved.” An FBI investigation continues as well as a separate Ohio Ethics Commission investigation. Authorities began investigating the incident after a Dispatch investigation last year found... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell: Not looking for workof Raleigh reported (http://bit.ly/1YICVyI ) Cowell said she would not have agr
North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell: Not looking for work
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
of Raleigh reported (http://bit.ly/1YICVyI ) Cowell said she would not have agreed to serve on the boards if the State Ethics Commission had not approved. She's not seeking re-election. Cowell says there's no conflict of interest with board... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell: Not looking for workof Raleigh reported (http://bit.ly/1YICVyI ) Cowell said she would not have agr
North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell: Not looking for work
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
of Raleigh reported (http://bit.ly/1YICVyI ) Cowell said she would not have agreed to serve on the boards if the State Ethics Commission had not approved. She's not seeking re-election. Cowell says there's no conflict of interest with board... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell: Not looking for workof Raleigh reported (http://bit.ly/1YICVyI ) Cowell said she would not have agr
North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell: Not looking for work
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
of Raleigh reported (http://bit.ly/1YICVyI ) Cowell said she would not have agreed to serve on the boards if the State Ethics Commission had not approved. She's not seeking re-election. Cowell says there's no conflict of interest with board... Read more
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dna
FIFA Corruption: Former DFB chief Wolfgang Niersbach faces possible two-year banare inexplicable," Niersbach said in a statement. He said he was being investig
FIFA Corruption: Former DFB chief Wolfgang Niersbach faces possible two-year ban
dna / Posted 4 days ago
are inexplicable," Niersbach said in a statement. He said he was being investigated now for failing to inform FIFA's ethics commission last year of the developments regarding the 2006 affair. "As it is a question of honour and in order to... Read more
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SportsFan
Niersbach vows to fight FIFA two-year banare inexplicable," Niersbach said in a statement. He said he was being investi
Niersbach vows to fight FIFA two-year ban
SportsFan / Posted 5 days ago
are inexplicable," Niersbach said in a statement. He said he was being investigated now for failing to inform FIFA's ethics commission last year of the developments regarding the 2006 affair. "As it is a question of honour ... I will oppose... Read more
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Island Packet
Independent reviews of legislators steps from being lawthe campaign filings and handle complaints against their colleagues and candida
Independent reviews of legislators steps from being law
Island Packet / Posted 5 days ago
the campaign filings and handle complaints against their colleagues and candidates vying to replace them, while the State Ethics Commission is responsible for overseeing all other public officials. Critics, including Haley, equate the arrangement... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Independent ethics reviews of SC lawmakers near approvalthe campaign filings and handle complaints against their colleagues and candida
Independent ethics reviews of SC lawmakers near approval
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
the campaign filings and handle complaints against their colleagues and candidates vying to replace them, while the State Ethics Commission is responsible for overseeing all other public officials. Critics, including Haley, equate the arrangement... Read more
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