government ethics

Six senior agency officials are named in a complaint filed Wednesday with Interior’s Office of Inspector General.
The bill is a companion to House Democrats’ sweeping reform proposal.
Apparent conflicts of interest are nothing new at the Interior Department.
The president smiled next to the judge with a copy of her "Liars, Leakers and Liberals."
Scott Pruitt resigned after racking up ethics probes over perks like first-class travel, courtside seats, secret calendars and soundproof booths.
A phone call about a Chick-fil-A franchise, a search for a used Trump hotel mattress and a purchase of $130 pens. Odd jobs at the EPA.
The agency has one already. But it's on a different floor.
Secretary of Health & Human Services Tom Price has a pricey habit of taking chartered flights at taxpayers’ expense.
Walter Shaub Jr., the Office of Government Ethics Director, has resigned.
Trump came to Washington to tear the government down for parts, and as far as we can tell, he doesn't seem to have anything at all in mind to replace it except turning back the clock to when business took what it wanted and left behind desperate workers, dirty water and polluted air.
Ethics laws can stop some illegal behavior but they cannot produce ethical individuals. Ethics laws can assure greater transparency but they cannot, by themselves, produce greater trust.
Over and over we have told ourselves, surely this latest attack on another country must have something to do with national security; surely our government has the big picture in mind and surely our government wouldn't put us in the same kind of fix yet again.
Alliance for a Better Utah filed a complaint last week with the lieutenant governor's office alleging that Swallow withheld
On October 26, 2011, the Illinois legislature passed a bill that authorized construction of a multi-billion-dollar smart
This week is Public Service Recognition Week: a time to honor the men and women who serve our nation as government employees. But lately, the feeding frenzy surrounding scandals by federal employees will not go away.
The size and scope of government means scandals like those at GSA and The Secret Service are inevitable. Simply making more rules won't end scandals -- that's impossible -- but may make government even less efficient.
Assemblywomen Nancy Munoz (R-Summit) and Amy Handlin (R-Middletown) have proposed legislation that would require all local
"An ethics commission could have stepped in," Mock said. "That never happened." Gordon Witkin, CPI's managing editor, said
The Lexington scandal helped me understand why some in the big city media were going easy on the Wall Street mess, while people like me, living in the heartland, are going crazy about their excesses.