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Ethics

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  • Court ruling on contraceptives a step backward

    The U.S. Supreme Court got it wrong. Not only did its 5-4 ruling Monday on contraception make it harder — or impossible — for countless women to get birth control guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act, it also opens the door for...
  • 'Corruption County' might be a thing of the past

    Palm Beach County residents paid Sheryl Steckler $600,000 to improve the county's image, and they got a good return on their investment. Steckler completed her four-year term Friday as the county's first inspector general, a post the county commission...
  • Broward property values rise 7.2 percent

    Broward property values rise 7.2 percent
    Broward County property values exceeded expectations this year, rising 7.2 percent, another sign of the rebounding real estate market. Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish released the annual tax roll Friday, posting the third straight increase after...
  • 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. When the grand jury followed up with a...
  • Corporations trump people in Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision [Editorial]

    Corporations trump people in Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision [Editorial]
    In recognizing that for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby can hold religious beliefs that trump secular laws like the Affordable Care Act's requirement that women have access to contraceptives without out-of-pocket costs, the Supreme Court has moved...
  • We shouldn't treat kidneys as commodities

     We shouldn't treat kidneys as commodities
    Tens of thousands of Americans are waiting for a kidney transplant. The gap between the demand for donated kidneys and the supply creates a situation that free-market cheerleaders can't bear to leave alone: People have two kidneys, so why not end our...
  • IronPigs coaches are baseball lifers who love family time, too

    In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
  • Wethersfield Charter Commission Considers Minor Changes

    WETHERSFIELD — Nearly six months into its work, the charter revision commission is so far considering only minor changes to the document. Amendments being contemplated include indexing referendums and bidding thresholds for inflation and...
  • Happy Days Are Here ... Almost, Economists Tell Business Audience

    CROMWELL — We keep hearing about a strong economic recovery. It's out there somewhere, certainly in North Dakota, but not yet in Connecticut, at least not the kind of gains that can, say, easily get a governor re-elected. But hang on, economists...
  • Why I hope Donald Sterling fights the NBA to the last gasp

    Why I hope Donald Sterling fights the NBA to the last gasp
    Few things are as disgusting as the sight of a big business enterprise swaddling itself in morality and sanctimony, proclaiming its high ethical standards.  I'm looking at you, NBA. The National Basketball Assn. has been showered with praise for the...
  • New ethics rules proposed for California Senate

    Amid concerns that proposed tougher ethics restrictions may not have enough support to become law this year, leaders of the state Senate are proposing that many of them be adopted as house rules in the interim. Proposed state Senate resolutions would...