Ethics

Terry McAuliffe (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Vetoes Money For Ethics Panel

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is vetoing money for a newly created ethics advisory commission.

06/20/2014

The Navy cheating scandal involves the instructors who train sailors to operate nuclear powered submarines and aircraft carriers. (Getty Images)

Exam Cheating Scandal Hits Navy Nuclear Force

The Navy is investigating cheating allegations against about one-fifth of its trainers at a school for naval nuclear power reactor operators.

02/05/2014

(From L-R) Representatives Al Gray (D-TX), Joseph Crowley (D-NY), John Lewis (D-GA), Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), among others are arrested on Capitol Hill in an act of civil disobedience to encourage support of immigration reform, October 8, 2013 as thousands rallied in support of immigration reform on the National Mall in Washington, DC.  (credit: CHRIS KLEPONIS/AFP/Getty Images)

No Ethics Case for Members Arrested During Protest

The House Ethics Committee won’t investigate eight House members arrested during an immigration protest near the Capitol earlier this month.

10/31/2013

A new study finds people feel good about cheating, so long as no one gets hurt. (Getty Images)

Study: Cheaters Do Prosper, As Long As No One Gets Hurt

People who get away with cheating feel good about themselves, not remorseful, as long as they believe no one is hurt by their dishonesty.

10/03/2013

File photo of D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans. (Credit: George Mesthos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans Under Ethics Inquiry

A D.C. councilmember and mayoral candidate’s role in turning over a city-owned alley to George Washington University against community leaders’ wishes is the subject of a preliminary inquiry by the city’s ethics board.

08/30/2013

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Cuccinelli Presses McDonnell for Ethics Session

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli finds himself at odds with two of the state’s most powerful Republican leaders who are rejecting his call for a special legislative session this fall to overhaul Virginia’s porous ethics laws.

08/06/2013

File photo of Marion Barry. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Barry Censured, Fined Over Gifts From Contractors

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry has been censured by the city’s ethics board and fined $13,600 for accepting cash gifts from two city contractors.

07/11/2013

(Photo Credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Marion Barry Received Gifts From 2 D.C. Contractors

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry has reported receiving thousands of dollars in gifts from two city contractors in what may be a violation of the council’s ethics rules.

06/06/2013

File photo of Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Bloomberg Uproar, Ethics Flags For New Media

Launching his namesake company’s news division in the 1990s, Michael Bloomberg largely rejected long-held rules of the journalism trade that insist on keeping thick firewalls between reporters and the profit-making workings of their companies.

05/16/2013

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