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New Watchdog Complaint Outlines ‘Pattern Of Ethical Misconduct’ At Interior Department
Six senior agency officials are named in a complaint filed Wednesday with Interior’s Office of Inspector General.
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Tom Udall To Introduce Senate Campaign Finance, Voting Rights And Ethics Reform Bill
The bill is a companion to House Democrats’ sweeping reform proposal.
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For Ryan Zinke And His Team At Interior, Ethics Pledges Are Tough
Apparent conflicts of interest are nothing new at the Interior Department.
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In The Oval Office, Trump Poses With Fox News' Jeanine Pirro -- And The Book She's Selling
The president smiled next to the judge with a copy of her "Liars, Leakers and Liberals."
Brian Snyder / Reuters
These Are The Scandals That Brought Down EPA Chief Scott Pruitt
Scott Pruitt resigned after racking up ethics probes over perks like first-class travel, courtside seats, secret calendars and soundproof booths.
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EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Has Racked Up At Least 10 New Scandals In Just The Past Month
Alexander C. Kaufman
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.
Aaron Bernstein / Reuters
The EPA Is Spending $25,000 To Build Scott Pruitt A Private Phone Booth
The agency has one already. But it's on a different floor.
Tom Price Is Latest In Trump's Cabinet To Take Heat For Exorbitant Travel Costs
Secretary of Health & Human Services Tom Price has a pricey habit of taking chartered flights at taxpayers’ expense.
Top Ethics Official Resigns
Walter Shaub Jr., the Office of Government Ethics Director, has resigned.
Donald Trump's Demolition Derby
Managing Editor, Moyers & Company
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.
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With So Many Ethics Laws, Why So Many Ethics Flaws?
President, Leadership for a Responsible Society
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.
Why Should We Believe Them This Time?
Professor Emerita, University of Southern California Marshall ...
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.
Utah Legislators Rush Legislation Involving Possible Investigation Into Attorney General John Swallow
Alliance for a Better Utah filed a complaint last week with the lieutenant governor's office alleging that Swallow withheld
State Ethics Laws Include 'Revolving Door' Loopholes
On October 26, 2011, the Illinois legislature passed a bill that authorized construction of a multi-billion-dollar smart
Executive Branch Agencies Should Live by Their Own Standards
Patricia Harned, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer, Ethics & Compliance Initiative
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.
New Ethics Rules: Bah, Humbug!
President, R Street
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.
New Jersey Ethics Rule Proposal Would Suspend Indicted Officials Without Pay
Assemblywomen Nancy Munoz (R-Summit) and Amy Handlin (R-Middletown) have proposed legislation that would require all local
State With Most Integrity is New Jersey, Center for Public Integrity Study Shows
"An ethics commission could have stepped in," Mock said. "That never happened." Gordon Witkin, CPI's managing editor, said
A Wall Street Kind of Scandal on Lexington Ky's Main Street
Best selling lottery and structured settlement expert
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.
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