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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus council set to vote on ethics rulesguilty to extorting campaign contributions from the red-light camera vendor Red
Columbus council set to vote on ethics rules
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 hours ago
guilty to extorting campaign contributions from the red-light camera vendor Redflex for Columbus officials. The Ohio Ethics Commission also investigated a trip four current and former council members took with Raphael to the Big Ten... Read more
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The Herald News
Approval of Question 2 would restore ethics panel oversight of R.I. Assembly2 would restore ethics panel oversight of R.I. Assembly What is Question 2? Q
Approval of Question 2 would restore ethics panel oversight of R.I. Assembly
The Herald News / Posted 4 hours ago
2 would restore ethics panel oversight of R.I. Assembly What is Question 2? Question 2 asks voters to restore the state Ethics Commission’s jurisdiction over General Assembly members. The commission has oversight over all other elected... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Divided Clay School Board approves charter school including founders with ties to superintendent, board chairwomanwas advised there was no conflict of interest here. …I acted in accordance to t
Divided Clay School Board approves charter school including founders with ties to superintendent, board chairwoman
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
was advised there was no conflict of interest here. …I acted in accordance to the advice that was given to me by their [ethics commission] attorney,” Gilhousen said. Based on that advice, Gilhousen also said it wasn’t necessary for her to... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Ethics Commission begins investigation of Rep. Mike HolcombThe state Ethics Commission last week informed a complainant she'd raised suffi
Ethics Commission begins investigation of Rep. Mike Holcomb
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
The state Ethics Commission last week informed a complainant she'd raised sufficient questions about campaign finance filings by Republican Rep. Mike Holcomb to initiate an investigation. The complaint raises multiple points, including a failure to... Read more
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Boston Herald
Democrats eye Baker probe of DCR before launch of own investigationof policy victories. Under state ethics law, it’s illegal for state employees
Democrats eye Baker probe of DCR before launch of own investigation
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
of policy victories. Under state ethics law, it’s illegal for state employees to use their position to score a benefit for themselves or others. A spokesman for the state Ethics Commission said he couldn’t confirm nor deny if it’s invest... Read more
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SportsFan
Mutko remains in control of Russian soccergovernment interference. Former RFU official Alisher Aminov told The Associated
Mutko remains in control of Russian soccer
SportsFan / Posted 2 days ago
government interference. Former RFU official Alisher Aminov told The Associated Press he had filed a complaint to FIFA's ethics commission alleging Mutko was ineligible. "Generally speaking, we do not see an issue as long as the conflict of... Read more
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metro
Police officer filmed telling disabled man: 'I’ll give you a f*cking ticket'since posted it on Facebook where it’s had more than 500,000 views. One person
Police officer filmed telling disabled man: 'I’ll give you a f*cking ticket'
metro / Posted 2 days ago
since posted it on Facebook where it’s had more than 500,000 views. One person has even filed a complaint with the police ethics commission. To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
SF supe candidate Fewer sought donations from subordinatespracticed due diligence in following campaign finance laws and will continue to
SF supe candidate Fewer sought donations from subordinates
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
practiced due diligence in following campaign finance laws and will continue to abide by the laws set by the San Francisco Ethics Commission,” she said in an email Friday. Fewer, though, did not address her personal solicitation of contributions.... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Ethics panel: No further action against DCR official from Braintree BOSTON – The State Ethics Commission sees no need for further action in conne
Ethics panel: No further action against DCR official from Braintree
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON – The State Ethics Commission sees no need for further action in connection with two Baker administration officials who were suspended for using taxpayer resources on a... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dallas council member Tiffinni Young cleared of ethics charge stemming from fatal dog maulingthe city. "She helped to line up a citizen with who was going to sue the city
Dallas council member Tiffinni Young cleared of ethics charge stemming from fatal dog mauling
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
the city. "She helped to line up a citizen with who was going to sue the city for wrongful death," he told KDFW. But ethics commission members Pam Gerber and J.D. McLemore disagreed, so the complaint will not go before the full... Read more
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Raw Story
Cop caught on video berating black man in wheelchair: ‘I’m going to give you a f*cking ticket’cited him with $800 in citations. Witnesses found the incident disturbing, one
Cop caught on video berating black man in wheelchair: ‘I’m going to give you a f*cking ticket’
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
cited him with $800 in citations. Witnesses found the incident disturbing, one filed a complaint with the police ethics commission, while others filmed the incident from different angles showing what happened. “It makes me feel so sick... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Political watchdog launches probe into California Democratic Party over Jerry Brown donationsThe state’s political ethics commission is launching an investigation into the
Political watchdog launches probe into California Democratic Party over Jerry Brown donations
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
The state’s political ethics commission is launching an investigation into the California Democratic Party after an advocacy group alleged the party acted as a middle man to funnel donations from oil and energy companies to Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2014... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Charter school debate prompts Lenox to clarify rules on political activitypointed out. Wearing of political buttons or stickers is allowed "as a matter
Charter school debate prompts Lenox to clarify rules on political activity
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 3 days ago
pointed out. Wearing of political buttons or stickers is allowed "as a matter of self-expression," Lee said, citing state Ethics Commission guidelines, and is not even considered significant political expression. The distribution of pamphlets on... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Philly DA: I'm Working With Ethics Folks and Will Pay Fine-- including sports tickets and vacation trips -- he's received since his time
Philly DA: I'm Working With Ethics Folks and Will Pay Fine
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 3 days ago
-- including sports tickets and vacation trips -- he's received since his time in office.Seth Williams: I'm Working With Ethics Commission and Ethics Board and Will Pay FineNBC10's Rosemary Connors tracks down Philadelphia District Attorney Seth... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Philly DA: I'm Working With Ethics Folks and Will Pay Finereported by Williams months, and in some cases years after the gifts were recei
Philly DA: I'm Working With Ethics Folks and Will Pay Fine
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 3 days ago
reported by Williams months, and in some cases years after the gifts were received, is a violation with the Pennsylvania Ethics Commission and the Philadelphia Board of Ethics. "I'm working with the Ethics Commission, the Ethics Board and I'll... Read more
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Orange County Register
Irvine councilman who threatened to sue O.C. last week could now get $190,000 county contractwhose experience as a councilman and lawyer will help Spitzer improve the count
Irvine councilman who threatened to sue O.C. last week could now get $190,000 county contract
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
whose experience as a councilman and lawyer will help Spitzer improve the county’s animal shelter and implement its new Ethics Commission, among other issues. He said the $190,000 it would cost to pay Lalloway represents a savings to the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
State ed board chair gifted stock to family fund that supports chartersin his name. Sagan is a life trustee of Northwestern University. While Sagan sa
State ed board chair gifted stock to family fund that supports charters
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
in his name. Sagan is a life trustee of Northwestern University. While Sagan said he cleared the $100,000 through the Ethics Commission this summer, he has not filed any conflict disclosures with the state Ethics Commission in 2016, nor is it... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Longtime Houston lawyer leaves lasting legacyleaves behind one daughter, Beth Hood Colbert, and two sons, Mississippi Attorn
Longtime Houston lawyer leaves lasting legacy
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
leaves behind one daughter, Beth Hood Colbert, and two sons, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood and Mississippi Ethics Commission Executive Director Tom Hood, along with six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Funeral... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Ethics letter raps group backing cap on tort suitsThe Arkansas Ethics Commission cautioned the state's largest association of lon
Ethics letter raps group backing cap on tort suits
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
The Arkansas Ethics Commission cautioned the state's largest association of long-term care facilities earlier this month over the group's spending of hundreds of thousands of dollars to support a proposed tort measure that aims to cap certain damages... Read more
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Island Packet
The Beaufort County school district won’t be footing Moss’ legal bill after allcover his costs. Moss also reportedly offered an apology related to last year’
The Beaufort County school district won’t be footing Moss’ legal bill after all
Island Packet / Posted 5 days ago
cover his costs. Moss also reportedly offered an apology related to last year’s investigation by the South Carolina Ethics Commission, which found him guilty in August of two ethics violations for his involvement in the hiring of his wife to... Read more
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ajc.com
New conflict policy effects Gov. Nathan Deal’s latest ethics...The state Ethics Commission has adopted a new conflict-of-interest policy that
New conflict policy effects Gov. Nathan Deal’s latest ethics...
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
The state Ethics Commission has adopted a new conflict-of-interest policy that may mean its newest member has to recuse himself from considering a lot of the cases before the panel. The commission considers complaints filed against politicians,... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
The openness of government is at questionstate. While the general public may not see the importance of these complaints
The openness of government is at question
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
state. While the general public may not see the importance of these complaints, which were each filed with the Mississippi Ethics Commission, what is at question is the openness of our government. Three such complaints have been filed in our area... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Harwell, Overbey seek closure of campaign investment loopholebelieves it is good policy to disclose campaign investments just like personal
Harwell, Overbey seek closure of campaign investment loophole
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
believes it is good policy to disclose campaign investments just like personal disclosures made annually to the Tennessee Ethics Commission," said spokeswoman Jennifer Donnals. The personal disclosures require public officials to report any... Read more
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Al.com
Florence mayor, council hit with ethics complaintA complaint against Florence Mayor Mickey Haddock and four members of the city
Florence mayor, council hit with ethics complaint
Al.com / Posted 6 days ago
A complaint against Florence Mayor Mickey Haddock and four members of the city council has been filed with the Alabama Ethics Commission over the selling of fireworks. The complaint, filed by Andrew Sorrell of Florence, alleges that Haddock and the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Complaint accusing sheriff candidate of giving helicopter ride dismissedBENTONVILLE — The Arkansas Ethics Commission dismissed a complaint filed agains
Complaint accusing sheriff candidate of giving helicopter ride dismissed
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
BENTONVILLE — The Arkansas Ethics Commission dismissed a complaint filed against Benton County sheriff candidate Shawn Holloway concerning him allowing a relative to ride on the sheriff’s office helicopter. The commission issued its written decision... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas Take: September 19, 2016prevail, and that’s a shame. To me, it’s our duty to look at the facts and repr
Texas Take: September 19, 2016
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
prevail, and that’s a shame. To me, it’s our duty to look at the facts and representing our district.” >> "The Texas Ethics Commission says it's not clear if Attorney General Ken Paxton's office is willing to defend the agency in future... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Two Dozen Donors In Dumanis' Mayoral Run Linked To Key Figure In Azano Casemoney based on documents filed by federal prosecutors, campaign finance disclos
Two Dozen Donors In Dumanis' Mayoral Run Linked To Key Figure In Azano Case
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
money based on documents filed by federal prosecutors, campaign finance disclosures and complaints filed by the San Diego Ethics Commission. But in the case of the donors connected to Encinas, only three were flagged by the ethics commission.... Read more
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Philly.com
Toomey/McGinty: Who's more vulnerable?Environmental Council, which got more grants under prior administrations. Stil
Toomey/McGinty: Who's more vulnerable?
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
Environmental Council, which got more grants under prior administrations. Still, this is a little dicey since a subsequent Ethics Commission ruling said such grants should be overseen by someone outside McGinty's office. Leaving government for the... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
WTVA files open meetings complaint against Lowndes Co.the Tupelo-based WTVA television station has filed an open meetings complaint a
WTVA files open meetings complaint against Lowndes Co.
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
the Tupelo-based WTVA television station has filed an open meetings complaint against Lowndes County with the Mississippi Ethics Commission. Steve Rogers filed the complaint last week, and an ethics commission spokesman confirmed to The Dispatch... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Oklahoma death penalty question faces bipartisan oppositionthe state question - Say No To SQ 776 - has raised about $4,000, according to i
Oklahoma death penalty question faces bipartisan opposition
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 9 days ago
the state question - Say No To SQ 776 - has raised about $4,000, according to its most recent report with the Oklahoma Ethics Commission. There don't appear to be any organized groups supporting the question. The state question was sent to the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Tort-limit foes raise $409,832 in Augusttotaling $409,832 in August, the second month the group disclosed contributions
Tort-limit foes raise $409,832 in August
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
totaling $409,832 in August, the second month the group disclosed contributions and expenses in a report to the Arkansas Ethics Commission. However, one donation of $100,000 was a repeat of an earlier one given in error in July. The committee... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Biloxi's mayor makes choice for Chief Administrative Officerbecause Tisdale had offered to resign from his city council seat and serve as C
Biloxi's mayor makes choice for Chief Administrative Officer
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 9 days ago
because Tisdale had offered to resign from his city council seat and serve as CAO for free for the first year. Biloxi got opinions from the attorney general’s office and the ethics commission to make sure he could work and not accep... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Houston Texans lobbyists have gifted almost $100K in tickets and food to state lawmakersand that means one thing: lots of game-time freebies for Texas lawmakers courte
Houston Texans lobbyists have gifted almost $100K in tickets and food to state lawmakers
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
and that means one thing: lots of game-time freebies for Texas lawmakers courtesy of lobbyists. New data from the Texas Ethics Commission shows lobbyists for Houston Texans owner Bob McNair provided free tickets and food valued up to $9,600 to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Houston Texans lobbyists have gifted almost $100K in tickets and food to state lawmakersand that means one thing: lots of game-time freebies for Texas lawmakers courte
Houston Texans lobbyists have gifted almost $100K in tickets and food to state lawmakers
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
and that means one thing: lots of game-time freebies for Texas lawmakers courtesy of lobbyists. New data from the Texas Ethics Commission shows lobbyists for Houston Texans owner Bob McNair provided free tickets and food valued up to $9,600 to... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
LAPD officer sues to block hearings in actress detainmentpleaded no contest to disturbing the peace. The Los Angeles Times reports (htt
LAPD officer sues to block hearings in actress detainment
The Record Searchlight / Posted 10 days ago
pleaded no contest to disturbing the peace. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/2ccRDeN ) that the Los Angeles Ethics Commission has formally accused Parker of misusing his position and disclosing confidential information by giving TMZ... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Casino bid's allies outraise foes in Augustin the bank. Each committee formed to promote or oppose proposed ballot issues
Casino bid's allies outraise foes in August
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
in the bank. Each committee formed to promote or oppose proposed ballot issues must file campaign-finance reports with the Ethics Commission on the 15th of each month. The reports detail contributions, expenses and cash in the bank for the previous... Read more
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Providence Business News
Ethical challenges need oversight if R.I. is to improve reputationultimate say on who makes it to the General Assembly belongs to the voters. Fo
Ethical challenges need oversight if R.I. is to improve reputation
Providence Business News / Posted 10 days ago
ultimate say on who makes it to the General Assembly belongs to the voters. For example, Mr. Newberry does not believe the Ethics Commission coverage extension makes any sense. In that, he is wrong. It may be that some inside knowledge of an issue... Read more
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Providence Business News
Newberry: ‘Elect better people in government'turn, and he explains why he will be voting against the proposed constitutional
Newberry: ‘Elect better people in government'
Providence Business News / Posted 10 days ago
turn, and he explains why he will be voting against the proposed constitutional amendment allowing the Rhode Island Ethics Commission full authority over the General Assembly. Has public confidence in the General Assembly fallen back? I... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Ethics commission sets date to hear conflict complaint against councilmancomplaint filed against City Council member Chad Magill will be resolved in an
Ethics commission sets date to hear conflict complaint against councilman
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 10 days ago
complaint filed against City Council member Chad Magill will be resolved in an evidentiary hearing Oct. 6, the city's Ethics Commission decided Thursday. The complaint, filed Aug. 31 by resident Kimberly Grassedonio, stated Magill should not... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Another ethics complaint, this one against Rep. Mark LoweryBrown of North Little Rock, who filed the complaint against Lowery, announced t
Another ethics complaint, this one against Rep. Mark Lowery
Arkansas Times / Posted 11 days ago
Brown of North Little Rock, who filed the complaint against Lowery, announced that he'd received confirmation from the Ethics Commission that he'd made sufficient factual allegations to prompt a further review by the commission staff. Brown... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
The Brief: Senators Talk Up New Takes on School Road Funding - The Brief: Senators Talk Up New Takes on School Road Funding by Alex Samuels The Texas Tribune Sept. 15 2016 The Big Conversation Roads and schools — two topics of perpetual concern t...an obscure issue that could affect ongoing federal budget negotiations: Who sho
The Brief: Senators Talk Up New Takes on School Road Funding - The Brief: Senators Talk Up New Takes on School Road Funding by Alex Samuels The Texas Tribune Sept. 15 2016 The Big Conversation Roads and schools — two topics of perpetual concern t...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
an obscure issue that could affect ongoing federal budget negotiations: Who should control how the Internet is organized? Ethics Commissioner: I Won't Heed Patrick's Call to Resign, by Patrick Svitek — A member of the Texas Ethics Commission is... Read more
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Super Sport
High hopes, doubts for Uefa's new bosscommittee and a longstanding campaigner on reforming FIFA, told AFP. FIRST BIG
High hopes, doubts for Uefa's new boss
Super Sport / Posted 11 days ago
committee and a longstanding campaigner on reforming FIFA, told AFP. FIRST BIG CALL "I would like to see him introduce an ethics commission to Uefa and a safe place for whistleblowers to share information without fear of any recriminations," said... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Alcohol agency's chief enforcer is fined, cautionedDivision, has agreed to pay a $100 fine and receive a public letter of caution
Alcohol agency's chief enforcer is fined, cautioned
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Division, has agreed to pay a $100 fine and receive a public letter of caution in a settlement with the Arkansas Ethics Commission of a complaint filed against him, commission records show. Hamlet, of Conway, signed a settlement offer in... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County's Elise Jones accused of conflict of interest involving sister's Eco-Cycle jobWibby, who's been battling Boulder County over subdivision road repaving, filed
Boulder County's Elise Jones accused of conflict of interest involving sister's Eco-Cycle job
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 11 days ago
Wibby, who's been battling Boulder County over subdivision road repaving, filed the complaint with the Independent Ethics Commission, accusing Elise Jones of active participation in several county board meetings — or at least the pertinent... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Condon, City Council attempt to move forward after recall effortarea, but we still have work to do.” However, Condon is not completely out of
Condon, City Council attempt to move forward after recall effort
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
area, but we still have work to do.” However, Condon is not completely out of the woods yet. He still faces the City's Ethics Commission at the end of the month as it addresses the complaint that alleges Condon was dishonest at a press... Read more
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Al.com
Twinkle a voice of reason? PSC chief blasts peers' actions as 'crazy, outrageous'Jeremy Oden thought Beeker's ethical acrobatics were OK. Because it is shockin
Twinkle a voice of reason? PSC chief blasts peers' actions as 'crazy, outrageous'
Al.com / Posted 12 days ago
Jeremy Oden thought Beeker's ethical acrobatics were OK. Because it is shocking. She even sent a letter to the Alabama Ethics Commission on Aug. 5 outlining why – for those too tainted or stubborn to see it as the obvious conflict it is – the... Read more
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Times News
Ex-game agency official gets $75K ethics fine over gas dealsto pay a $75,000 ethics fine over his side business helping land owners negotia
Ex-game agency official gets $75K ethics fine over gas deals
Times News / Posted 12 days ago
to pay a $75,000 ethics fine over his side business helping land owners negotiate natural gas drilling leases. The State Ethics Commission said the penalty was imposed as part of a consent agreement with William Capouillez, who in 2014 was among... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Retired official gets ethics fineThe State Ethics Commission said the penalty was imposed as part of a consent a
Retired official gets ethics fine
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
The State Ethics Commission said the penalty was imposed as part of a consent agreement with William Capouillez, of McVeytown, who in 2014 was among several people being looked at to become the hunting agency's executive director. His job as... Read more
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Al.com
Solar land lease proposal leads to sharp divide at PSCthat he did nothing wrong and sought guidance on the proposal from PSC Administ
Solar land lease proposal leads to sharp divide at PSC
Al.com / Posted 12 days ago
that he did nothing wrong and sought guidance on the proposal from PSC Administrative Law Judge John Garner and the Alabama Ethics Commission. On Sept. 1, the Ethics Commission issued an advisory opinion that Beeker could not lease land to Coronal... Read more
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Philly.com
Gas-dealing Pa. Game Commission official ordered to pay $75K fineThe Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission has fined a former state Game Commissi
Gas-dealing Pa. Game Commission official ordered to pay $75K fine
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
The Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission has fined a former state Game Commission official $75,000 for conflict-of-interest violations, though it called the penalty “not particularly satisfying” because it represented only a fraction of the millions... Read more
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