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Additional detail about the website, the group, the activities etc.


While you may not see much change yet, we have a whole lot more tricks up our sleeves now !
We have a Core that is running the latest Drupal code (Version 7) which will allow us to make many cool changes in the future without too much effort.

Meanwhile, if you have any difficulties with logging in or accessing resources on the site, please let me know and I will get it sorted.  Please use the "Contact Us" page to let us know what you issue is....


Carla Miller was interviewed by Gregg Fields for a labcast recently. Here's the description from the Ethics Lab website:

Can independent and local government ethics commissions reduce political corruption? Journalist Gregg Fields interviews Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Network Fellow Carla Miller about putting the heart back into government ethics training, and how a shift towards local government ethics initiatives may create an avenue for citizens to have an impact

T3 is a 3-pronged approach to the enhancement of transparency programs and the encouragement of truthful communication in Government ethics programs.

We have created a page for each US State to briefly list the Ethics resources available for that state.
Please select the state that interests you from the menu on the right side of this page.

Also see this alphabetic listing of populations by US State

Robert Wechsler

I've just finished reading a book called Illicit by Moises Naim, about the trafficking of everything from people and drugs to artworks and counterfeit DVDs .

One of the things Naim focuses on is why governments have so much trouble putting a dent into any of these types of trafficking. The principal reason is the structure of relationships. Government bureaucracies lose out to increasingly flexible networks of individuals.

In the municipal ethics world, the situation is...

From Wikipedia.