The Examiner recently ran an article that tells you much of what you need to know about the Ethics Commission's place in this city -- but not everything. One year after suggesting the mayor remove Library Commission President Jewelle Gomez, Ethics put together a letter to ask how the hell that' ... More >>
The news that Ethics Commission meetings will likely soon find a home on your TV dial is not a victory for quality television programming. Viewers will not weigh between taking in commission meetings or The Wire. The Ethics Commission may deal with its share of bloodsuckers, but there are no vam ... More >>
This is how you fire someone...Last week, we wrote about how, after 18 consecutive rejections, the city's Ethics Commission finally took up a case forwarded its way by the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force -- and, in doing so, revealed the utter toothlessness of the city's Sunshine Ordinance. This we ... More >>
When it comes to getting the Sunshine Ordinance enforced, you might as well be walking on the sun...Last night, after 18 prior rejections, the Ethics Commission finally deigned to hold a hearing of a case referred its way by the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force. For those scoring at home, the task f ... More >>
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