| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Changes could be coming to Palm Beach County ethics rules put in place five years ago after a string of local government corruption scandals.
One proposed change would allow someone facing an ethics violation to ask for an independent officer to handle...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 4:12 PM
FIFA is playing host to a conference on ethics.
Think about that for a second: The global sports organization most synonymous with corruption and obfuscation is holding a forum focused on morality and openness.
"I thought there was a typo," said...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:13 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2014
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,...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:28 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:35 PM
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.
When the grand jury followed up with a...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Last week: We mourn the loss of Clay Shaw, who died this week at age 74. My family had the privilege of knowing Congressman Shaw for many years and long admired his dignified and steadfast commitment to public service. He was among the last of the great...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:24 PM
A state inquiry recommends changes to Palm Beach County’s Ethics Commission, while acknowledging that it is too soon to fully evaluate the county’s three-year-old watchdog board.
The county’s five volunteer ethics commissioners need...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Former Wellington mayor Carmine Priore was picked Wednesday to become Palm Beach County’s newest ethics commissioner … after no one else applied for the post.
The Palm Beach County League of Cities approved Priore as its recommended...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Pope Francis' campaign against corruption in the Catholic Church has made Italy's most dangerous mafia organization "nervous," which could make the prelate a target, a leading Italian prosecutor warned Thursday.
The pope's vow to clean up church...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:04 PM
Q. A study released June 9 by the Public Religion Research Institute: “Committed to Availability, Conflicted About Morality, What the Millennial Generation Tells Us about the Future of the Abortion Debate and the Culture Wars.”
The survey was...