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Ethics

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  • CNU poll: Majority agrees with McDonnell verdict

    CNU poll: Majority agrees with McDonnell verdict
    More than two-thirds of Virginia voters say the jury that convicted Bob and Maureen McDonnell on federal corruption charges was right, according to a new poll from Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University. That includes a...
  • Walter Tucker: Strong work ethic drove businessman

    Walter Tucker: Strong work ethic drove businessman
    Walter Tucker snagged his first job at age 12. He left University of Florida short of a degree when his uncle said he needed help in his business. And he worked in that Orlando firm — rising to president and CEO — long past typical...
  • 10 financial 'rules' you should start breaking now

    You should always max out your 401(k) and save for your kid's college education in a 529 plan, right? Maybe not. Most experts have long touted a number of practices that may actually be working against you. These are the top 10 money rules you should...
  • Howell, Norment promise more ethics reform

    RICHMOND — Speaker of the House William Howell and Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment Jr. promised new ethics reforms Tuesday in the wake of former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s conviction last week on federal corruption charges. The Virginia...
  • Aldermen looking to trade one watchdog for another

    Aldermen looking to trade one watchdog for another
    Aldermen allied with Mayor Rahm Emanuel are moving to swap one inspector general for another as Chicago politicians jockey for the mantle of ethics reform heading into next year’s city elections. Details were being negotiated late Tuesday, but the...
  • Why America's wilderness matters

    I grew up in New York City, which is probably why I care so much about wilderness. For city kids, wild country was a novelty, not the feared adversary it was on various American frontiers. I got into it early and as often as possible, becoming one of...
  • Case Dismissed, Even Though It's Likely You're Guilty — Ethics Agency Played It Both Ways

    The Office of State Ethics has been having it both ways for years, when it comes to investigating suspected violations of ethics laws by public officials: At times it has sent a suspected violator a letter that says the case is being dismissed even though...
  • Matthew Rozsa: Robin Williams shaped by depression's double-edged sword

    Matthew Rozsa: Robin Williams shaped by depression's double-edged sword
    The New York Times, which is capable of producing great insights, puzzlingly expressed surprise at Robin Williams' legendary work ethic in its obituary. "Given his well-publicized troubles with depression, addiction, alcoholism and a significant heart...
  • First year of trial early teal season proves difficult to navigate

    HORICON, Wisc. Monday morning in the marsh was flush with change. It was the first day of September, and no matter the mosquitoes, meteorological autumn was at hand. Per American custom, the first Monday of the ninth month also ushered in a federal...
  • Ex-aide accuses McMorris Rodgers, staff of possibly lying, and smearing him

    WASHINGTON Breaking a six-month silence, a former aide who was fingered for allegedly filing an ethics complaint against U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., lashed out Monday, accusing the Republican and her staff of falsely smearing his name and...
  • Top Virginia lawmakers back stiffer ethics law after ex-governor's conviction

    RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - Two top Virginia state lawmakers on Tuesday backed stiffening ethics legislation, among the laxest in the United States, after the conviction of a former governor and his wife on corruption charges. The support of William Howell,...