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Robert Wechsler
The ethics provision that is probably most consistently violated is the one about political activity in city or county hall.

Robert Wechsler
A year ago, I wrote about New York City Council's earmark funds and the ways they were being abused. Atlanta's council members have a different sort of fund, not intended to help their constituents, but intended to help themselves. They too are open to abuse and, according to an article in yesterday's...