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    Ethics Contact Person: Nevada Commission on Ethics (COGEL-Affiliated) Address: 3476 Executive Pointe ... Office Number: (775) 687-5469 Synopsis of State Ethics Program: Nevada's ethics program includes optional training for ...

    DonMc - 2007-05-05 19:07 - 0 comments

  2. Basing Ethics Decisions on Unenforceable Code Provisions Undermines Trust in the Ethics Process

    ... based on a policy declaration rather than an enforceable ethics provision. That situation appeared to involve a misunderstanding, with a unanimous ethics commission finding probable cause. According to an article in the ...

    Robert Wechsler - 2010-10-15 06:24 - 0 comments

  3. A New Local Ethics Program's First Matter Raises Some Important Issues

    ... , raises a few important issues relating to local government ethics proceedings. According to Barton, Kingston's new ethics board dismissed a complaint from a city alderman that the mayor had ...

    Robert Wechsler - 2014-07-15 09:23 - 4 comments

  4. Chicago Task Force Second Report II — The Roles of the Ethics Board and the IGs

    ... The principal topic of the second report of the Chicago Ethics Reform Task Force is the relationship between the Board of Ethics and the city's dual inspectors general, one for the executive branch ...

    Robert Wechsler - 2012-09-10 14:30 - 0 comments

  5. Florida League of Cities' Ethics Reform Proposals II - Gifts, Ethics Advice, and Training

    ... Bill 606 (attached; see below), one of the worst ethics reform bills I have ever read ( click here to read the first post ... penalty on complainants in order to reduce the number of ethics complaints). Gift Reporting vs. Gift Banning The central ...

    Robert Wechsler - 2014-01-29 08:21 - 0 comments

  6. Opposing Ethics Reform Without Understanding Government Ethics

    ... County (IL) should be taking a fresh look at the county's ethics program. The call for an ethics committee to review Lake County's ethics ordinances and policies sounds ...

    Robert Wechsler - 2010-12-28 07:50 - 0 comments

  7. A Comparison of Two County Ethics Initiatives

    Last September, I wrote a blog post about an ethics initiative in Palm Beach County, Florida. A response to numerous scandals, it featured an ethics pledge, primarily for government officials, and a successful attempt to ...

    Robert Wechsler - 2010-05-11 10:36 - 0 comments

  8. An Ethics Officer Worth Emulating

    ... a newspaper article that truly appreciates the work a city ethics officer does. So I'm including the entire article below. It's from the Jacksonville Times-Union , and Jacksonville's ethics officer happens to be City Ethics President Carla Miller. Had it been ...

    Robert Wechsler - 2013-01-17 08:58 - 0 comments

  9. NY State Bar Association Report on Local Government Ethics Reform

    ... York State Bar Association issued a report on government ethics reform in New York State , which includes a section on local government ethics reform. The report points out the many inadequacies of Article 18 of ...

    Robert Wechsler - 2011-02-22 09:33 - 0 comments

  10. City Ethics Essentials

    ... Cities across the United States are creating and expanding Ethics Commissions, Ethics Offices and Inspector Generals in order to fight corruption and ...

    cmiller - 2017-06-21 02:56