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Ethics

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  • OIG says Deerfield Beach Mayor Robb misused her position five times

    OIG says Deerfield Beach Mayor Robb misused her position five times
    There’s finally a development in the Broward County Office of the Inspector General investigation into Deerfield Beach Mayor Jean Robb. The office sent out a preliminary report to Robb and the city of Deerfield Beach on Thursday. It points out...
  • Where does Jerry Brown stand on ethics reforms?

    Where does Jerry Brown stand on ethics reforms?
    One thumb up for Gov. Jerry Brown. And the other thumb down. The governor signed a bill inserting a smidgen of sense in California's oft-abused ballot initiative system. Excellent. But he vetoed legislation imposing sensible ethics rules on Capitol...
  • Fired E.O. Smith Soccer Coach Faces Obscenity, Morals Charges

     Fired E.O. Smith Soccer Coach Faces Obscenity, Morals Charges
    MANSFIELD — The girls soccer coach at E.O. Smith High School has been fired and faces a variety of charges after he allegedly distributed an inappropriate sexual video that was viewed by juveniles, police said. Jeffrey M. Sirois, 57, of Lebanon,...
  • L.A. Unified says it believes Deasy acted ethically on iPads

    L.A. Unified says it believes Deasy acted ethically on iPads
    As part of its settlement this week with former schools Supt. John Deasy, the Los Angeles Board of Education declared that it did not believe Deasy had done anything wrong in connection with the project to provide students with iPads, even though the...
  • Trantalis says ethics commission won't pursue complaint against him

    Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Dean Trantalis claimed victory Friday against allegations that he had committed “egregious ethical violations” concerning a proposed beach development. Attorney Bill Scherer filed a complaint with the state...
  • Steinberg's Senate reign marked by fiscal triumphs, peers' scandals

    Steinberg's Senate reign marked by fiscal triumphs, peers' scandals
    Darrell Steinberg took the helm of the state Senate six years ago with the global economy in a meltdown that choked off tax revenue, causing the state budget deficit to balloon to $42 billion. It took Steinberg and other state leaders four years that...
  • The GOP's mug shot primary

    The GOP's mug shot primary
    Why is the lineup of prospective GOP presidential candidates beginning to look like, well, a lineup? Chris Christie went to campaign last week for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, putting the New Jersey governor in the company of a man who is in almost as...
  • Piracy Endangers TV Renewals and Jobs, Says 'Killing' Writer (Guest Column)

    In a recent New York Times article, Hana Beshara, founder of NinjaVideo, the now defunct illegal online streaming site for TV and movies, says she is unrepentant for creating a site that chose to use other people's intellectual property to make half a...
  • Lobbyist watch: Platt, others come to CSC's aid [UPDATED]

    Lobbyist watch: Platt, others come to CSC's aid [UPDATED]
    [UPDATED with response from George Platt] The county ethics code put a damper on elected officials asking -- and coercing -- people to help out their pet charities and causes. But lobbyists can still do it, winning points with elected officials....
  • Liberals storm California's bedrooms

    Liberals storm California's bedrooms
    I have a slightly different take on California's recent decision to regulate college sex. Don't get me wrong, it's beyond idiotic, unworkable, even borderline Orwellian. We'll get to all that. But I also think it's incredibly useful. You see, for...
  • Slow down and count your money at the ATM

    It happens to the best of us. We're busy, trying to juggle a dozen different errands, checking email on our cell phones, attempting to get to our next appointment on time. Ultimately, we lose track of something or other. For a reader in Charlotte, N.C.,...