Content Tagged As ethics

3 years 8 months ago

Leaders versus cheaters

Some believe Sherron Watkins blew the whistle on energy giant, Enron, before the company collapsed. The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado invited Watkins to speak at the Small Business Day event that was held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Colorado Springs. Watkins talked about the importance of integrity,...

4 years 4 months ago

TV station's conduct questioned

Representatives from a local school district say they are "shocked" that a news crew from a Denver TV station would give two of their students a ride home in their news van to pick up a year book. It happened during the investigation and aftermath of a suicide and double...

4 years 6 months ago

Texas congresswoman admits she violated rules

A Texas congresswoman is admitting that she wrongly steered thousands of dollars in college scholarships to her own relatives and the children of a staff member. Dallas-area Democrat Eddie Bernice Johnson said in a statement that she was unaware she was in violation of any rules governing the Congressional...

4 years 7 months ago

Rep. Rangel talks about ethics violations

New York Rep. Charles Rangel can expect a September trial before the House ethics committee, the same month he has a primary. House investigators accused the veteran congressman Thursday of 13 violations of congressional ethics standards, including failure to report rental income from vacation property in the Dominican Republic...

4 years 11 months ago

Volunteers sought for ethics commission

The City of Colorado Springs is looking for two volunteers to serve on the Independent Ethics Commission. This commission is appointed by City Council to review ethics complaints and inquiries submitted by citizens through the City Attorney. Complaints may involve elected officials, or appointees to boards, committees, or commissions. ...

5 years 10 hours ago

Massa to resign under ethics cloud

New York Democrat Eric Massa is stepping down from his seat, effective Monday, in the House of Representatives. Knowledgable Democratic officials told The Associated Press that Massa, who has announced he will not seek reelection due to a recurrance of cancer, is resigning his seat. The House ethics...

5 years 1 week ago

Report: Congressman Rangel broke ethics rules

The Associated Press has learned that the House ethics committee has concluded that Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel knowingly accepted Caribbean trips in violation of House rules that forbid hidden financing by corporations. A congressional source familiar with the findings but not authorized to be quoted by...

5 years 1 month ago

Emphasis on ethics

In the wake of all of the large corporate scandals that have grabbed headlines recently there's a greater demand for business ethics education at colleges and universities. On Tuesday, the Daniels Fund announced via teleconference the creation of a $7.5 million grant to be divided among six western colleges...

5 years 3 months ago

Failure 101: A class students could use

Disgraced ex-New York Times reporter Jayson Blair talking to college students about ethics? What's next? The former head of Lehman Brothers on financial risk management? Such was the blogosphere's snarky tone last week when Washington & Lee University in Virginia announced Blair would speak Friday at a journalism...

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