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  • Grand jury again urges Orange County to create an ethics panel

    Grand jury again urges Orange County to create an ethics panel
    When a grand jury described Orange County as a "hotbed of corruption" and called for the creation of an ethics commission, county supervisors dismissed the jury's work as unfair, inaccurate and sensational.
  • Michelle Santamaria touts her own experience in race for father's seat

    Michelle Santamaria touts her own experience in race for father's seat
    Michelle Santamaria contends that her personal experience, as well as the benefits that come from her well-known last name, would serve her well on the Palm Beach County Commission. She shook up the local election season by filing this week to run for...

    Schnur: Secretary of state should be 'reformer-in-chief'

    Schnur: Secretary of state should be 'reformer-in-chief'
    SACRAMENTO--Secretary of State candidate Dan Schnur, denouncing lawmakers' response to the recent series of ethics scandals in the state Senate as "diffident and lackadaisical," cast his bid to be the state's top elections official as a campaign to be...

    Proposed state law could force Ethics Commission changes

    Proposed state law could force Ethics Commission changes
    A proposed state law could force Palm Beach County’s Ethics Commission and other local ethics oversight boards to change the way they rule on suspected violations. State Sen. Joseph Abruzzo, D-Wellington, proposed legislation that would allow...

    Nigeria: Where corruption and insurrection go hand in hand

    Nigeria: Where corruption and insurrection go hand in hand
    On Feb. 20, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan fired his respected central bank governor, who was trying to discover what had happened to an estimated $20 billion that disappeared from the nation's oil revenue over an 18-month period. Four days later,...