City Ethics was in its infancy stage in the early 2000's when I got a letter in the mail. (Yes, an actual handwritten letter.) "Do you need any help with research?" asked Rob. "Yes", was the immediate answer and the beginning of a wonderful partnership and friendship with Rob. His first project was the compilation of municipal ethics codes with the view towards synthesizing them into a Model Code. Not too many people could confront doing such an enormous project, but...
After ten years of blogging and book and model code writing, having completed my
book on local lobbying oversight and accomplished my writing
goals at City Ethics, I have decided to bring an end to my work on
local government ethics in my role as Director of Research.
My greatest regrets are:
1. There appears to be no one to continue my work. No young person has shown...
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