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Ethics

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  • Fort Lauderdale to pay commissioner's legal bill

    Fort Lauderdale will pay Commissioner Dean Trantalis’ legal bill for representation he received on an ethics complaint filed against him. The $780 bill came for 2.6 hours of work by Tallahassee-based attorney Mark Herron. The Florida Commission on...
  • Deerfield Mayor's attempt to block resident's emails not "corrupt"

    Deerfield Mayor's attempt to block resident's emails not "corrupt"
    The Florida Commission on Ethics found legally insufficient a complaint from a resident that Deerfield Beach Mayor Jean Robb abused her power when she tried to block his emails. The Commission said in a decision Sept. 17 that resident Patrick Jolivet&...
  • Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott

    Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott
    Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, stopped at a Hobby Lobby store in her district on Wednesday – not to pick up some craft supplies for one of her kid’s school projects, but...
  • College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months

    College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months
    Halee Bazer, a freshman at Quinnipiac University, said she has heard about the wave of sexual assault lawsuits sweeping college campuses and plans to be cautious about parties, never go anywhere alone and call campus security for escorts if needed....
  • Federal judge deals Quinn ethics blow on IDOT patronage hiring

    Federal judge deals Quinn ethics blow on IDOT patronage hiring
    A federal judge has granted a request by a Chicago attorney to appoint a monitor to oversee hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation, dealing a blow to Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn less than two weeks before Election Day. The transportation...
  • Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month

    Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month
    An unusual request recently appeared in classifieds and on campus bulletin boards — Wanted: Baltimore-area volunteers to test a vaccine for the Ebola virus. The response was overwhelming, said Kirsten Lyke, an associate professor at the University...
  • City Council watchdog sues Emanuel, aldermen

    City Council watchdog sues Emanuel, aldermen
    The Chicago City Council’s watchdog sued Mayor Rahm Emanuel and key aldermen Tuesday, accusing them of hindering his investigative abilities by not properly funding the office. Legislative Inspector General Faisal Khan’s lawsuit is the...
  • In Theory: Spotting the morality of a parking app

    In Theory: Spotting the morality of a parking app
    The MonkeyParking smartphone app, which, in the words of a recent Los Angeles Times editorial, “allows drivers in parked cars to let others know when they are leaving parking spots — and to turn the space over to the next driver for a fee,&...
  • 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...
  • Why Pitzer College decided to quit carbon

    Why Pitzer College decided to quit carbon
    Last month, the philanthropic Rockefeller Brothers Fund announced it would sell off the fossil fuel stocks that helped to enrich it. Pitzer College, one of the Claremont Colleges, had beaten the Rockefellers to the punch. Its decision to divest, in April,...
  • Bethlehem to pick Karen Dolan's replacement Nov. 5

    Bethlehem to pick Karen Dolan's replacement Nov. 5
    Bethlehem City Council will pick a replacement for Councilwoman Karen Dolan, who is resigning after a grand jury concluded she is unfit for elected office, on Nov. 5. The appointment will take place four days after Dolan steps down, a quick turnaround...