Articles Tagged 'ethics'
Ohio Democrat tried to trade votes for cash, could get 50 years in prison, authorities say
A Cincinnati city councilwoman could face up to 50 years in prison after being arrested Tuesday on federal corruption charges, authorities say, according to reports.… READ MORE
Massachusetts State Rep. David Nangle Arrested For Stealing Campaign Funds
Lowell state Rep. David Nangle is facing 28 federal charges for the “brazen” use of his office and lying to cover personal loans and gambling… READ MORE
Ilhan Omar’s alleged affair with consultant sparks calls for ethics probe
MINNEAPOLIS — Rep. Ilhan Omar’s soap-opera love life threatened to become more of a political thriller Wednesday as watchdog groups questioned whether her alleged affair… READ MORE
New Georgia ethics chief says he will subpoena Abrams campaign records
The new director of the state ethics commission plans to subpoena bank records from the campaign of 2018 Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams and groups… READ MORE
Florida lawmakers approve election reform and ethics measures on first day of session
TALLAHASSEE â€” Hoping to restore voter confidence, the Florida House on the first day of the 2013 law-making session approved bills to heal the stateâ€™s latest election black eye, while the Senate unanimously signed off on ethics reforms.
The passage of the bills illustrated the importance House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, and Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, placed on… READ MORE
Maxine Waters Did Not Violate House Rules, Ethics Investigation Finds
The House Ethics committee announced today that Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., did not violate House rules after a three-year investigation examining her officeâ€™s… READ MORE
Vern Buchanan Cleared of Ethics ChargeByÂ Jeremy Wallace, Herald-Tribune
U.S. Rep.Â Vern BuchananÂ will face no penalties from his colleagues in Congress for failing to accurately disclose more than a dozen positions with companies and organizations for the past four years.
The House Ethics CommitteeÂ released a seven-page report on TuesdayÂ saying Buchanan failed to report all the posts he held and all income earned … READ MORE
Ethics committee says case against Maxine Waters to move forward
By Jordy Yager – The Hill
The House Ethics Committee announced on Wednesday that Rep. Maxine Watersâ€™s (D-Calif.) rights were not violated in its investigation… READ MORE
Rep. Bachus says ethics panel cleared him
By LARRY MARGASAK, Associated Press
WASHINGTON, (AP) –The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee says he’s been cleared by an ethics panel in an investigation of his investment activities leading up to and surrounding Congress’ $700 billion bailout of Wall Street.
Alabama Republican Spencer Bachus said Monday that the Office of Congressional Ethics voted 6-0 on Friday to dismiss… READ MORE
Albany Ethics Deal Is Seen as Having Weaknesses
ByÂ DANNY HAKIM and THOMAS KAPLAN, The New York Times
ALBANY â€” Here is how ethics enforcement works, Albany style.
Under a deal announced on Friday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and legislative leaders, the 14 commissioners running a new state ethics board could vote 11 to 3 in favor of an investigation, and the vote could still fail.
Further,… READ MORE