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Ethics

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  • 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...
  • FIFA refuses calls to release ethics report

    FIFA refuses calls to release ethics report
    World soccer's governing body has fully investigated the scandal-plagued bidding process for the next two World Cups and wants everyone to know that it has things totally under control. But you'll have to take their word on that, because FIFA says it will...
  • Tribune endorsements for treasurer, comptroller, secretary of state

    Tribune endorsements for treasurer, comptroller, secretary of state
    Quick quiz: What do the Illinois treasurer and comptroller actually do? We won't make you read tiny upside down print at the bottom of the page to get your answers: The treasurer invests taxpayer money after it's collected but before it gets spent....
  • The harsh truth about an Ebola vaccine: It's not so simple

    The harsh truth about an Ebola vaccine: It's not so simple
    The popular instinct about the potential of vaccines to address the horrific Ebola outbreak in West Africa is: Why delay? If there's any chance they'll work, let's get them out now. Unfortunately, things aren't that simple. That was made clear during an...
  • 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...
  • CalPERS board strips Priya Mathur of posts after ethics law violations

    CalPERS board strips Priya Mathur of posts after ethics law violations
    The country's richest public pension fund has stripped one of its 13 members of her posts on its board of administration after she repeatedly violated California's political ethics laws. Rob Feckner, board president of the California Public Employees'...
  • Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'

    Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'
    Of all the inventions of the 20th century, the birth control pill arguably had the most profound effect on the everyday lives of human beings. By making widely available a convenient and effective form of contraception, the pill gave women control over...
  • Dolan to resign from Bethlehem council Nov. 1

    Dolan to resign from Bethlehem council Nov. 1
    Bethlehem City Councilwoman Karen Dolan, the target of a grand jury investigation that accused her of trying to use her elected office to benefit her nonprofit organization and also recommended she resign, will leave office Nov. 1. In a letter sent...
  • Dr. Felix A. Khin-Maung-Gyi, ethicist

    Dr. Felix A. Khin-Maung-Gyi, ethicist
    Felix A. Khin-Maung-Gyi, executive chairman and founder of Chesapeake Research Review LLC and an ethicist whose field was human research, died Thursday at his Ellicott City home of undetermined causes. He was 58. The son of Francis Khin-Maung-Gyi, a...
  • Should you help those who don't help you?

    About four years ago, L.S., was considering a career change. He liked his job, but internal politics had taken their toll and, after a decade at the same job, he decided it was time to consider other options. Once he decided what he wanted to do next, he...
  • Former Cicero candidate gets 2-day suspension from job with attorney general

    Former Cicero candidate gets 2-day suspension from job with attorney general
    An employee with the Illinois attorney general’s office was suspended for two days after the Illinois Executive Ethics Commission found she violated office policy with actions related to her unsuccessful bid for Cicero town president in 2013. ...