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Ethics

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  • McAuliffe wades into ethics reform

    McAuliffe wades into ethics reform
    RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe will roll out a new set of ethics proposals before the 2015 legislative session, developing them through a bipartisan commission that will also take a deep dive into long-standing traditions of Virginia government....
  • Palm Beach County considers changes to ethics rules

    Palm Beach County considers changes to ethics rules
    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...
  • Looking Ebola in the eye, with help from Camus

    Looking Ebola in the eye, with help from Camus
    Ebola's exponential growth and extraterritorial reach has caused commentators across the ideological spectrum — from former U.S. Central Command chief Gen. Anthony Zinni to the Daily Kos — to describe the spread of the virus as an “...
  • Peyton Helm: Anxiety over today's generation unnecessary worry

    Despair over the character and behavior of each generation of students is well attested throughout history, beginning about 4,000 years ago. An Egyptian scribe lambasted his generation's schoolboys: "… thou forsakest writing! Thou givest thyself...
  • Leading evangelical switches sides to pro-gay

    Leading evangelical switches sides to pro-gay
    Until his sister announced that she was a lesbian in 2008, evangelical professor David Gushee was adamantly anti-gay. Professor of Christian Ethics at Mercer University in Atlanta, Gushee for decades upheld the interpretation of the Bible as being against...
  • Letter to the Editor

    Anthony Ortiz is running for the Connecticut House of Representatives, 8th district, which covers Columbia, Coventry and parts of Tolland and Vernon. Anthony grew up in Columbia and worked on the Szegda family farm. As are most people who were part of...
  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe's ethics commission backs tighter gift caps, targets redistricting

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's ethics commission backs tighter gift caps, targets redistricting
    RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe's ethics reform commission is poised to recommend a tightening of gift and travel rules for state leaders, but consensus proved more difficult on other points Monday, during the commission's first meeting. Time is...
  • Lawyer deserves payment for services rendered

    How far should you go to get money owed you? A California lawyer is grappling with just this issue. A client was chronically slow to pay, the lawyer writes, but until a court ruling went against her, she was always appreciative of the lawyer's work....
  • The ethics of firms paying to be honored for ethics

    The ethics of firms paying to be honored for ethics
    Peter Humber was watching TV at his home in Montecito Heights recently when an ad for Blue Shield of California came on. "We've been named one of the world's most ethical companies," the ad said. "Hey, remember when things like ethics mattered?"...
  • Jameis Winston, Crist-Scott and Amend. C: Letters

    Jameis Winston, Crist-Scott and Amend. C: Letters
    Winston on vs. off field Sports columnist Mike Bianchi seems to be missing a major point when he states, "Once again, Jameis Winston, the most hated man in college football, disappointed his detractors and crushed his critics by pulling out yet...
  • The public is still owed an accounting on John Deasy's iPad emails

    The public is still owed an accounting on John Deasy's iPad emails
    Will the public eventually find out the truth regarding the question-raising emails between John Deasy and the two companies that won the contract to provide iPads to students in the Los Angeles Unified School District? The terms of the separation...