Ethics

Don Meredith report delayed by ‘lack of prompt responses’ from Senators to ethics officer, says Senate Ethics Committee

[ad_1] The Senate ethics officer’s investigation into the conduct of former Senator Don Meredith was delayed for reasons beyond his control, including due to other Senators who didn’t respond to his requests for information, says a new report from the Senate Ethics Committee. “The SEO was delayed in part by the lack of prompt responses …

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Programming the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence [Infographic]

[ad_1] By 2050, driverless cars and mobility as a service will grow into a $7 trillion worldwide. So if the millions of people making decisions on the road, how will A.I. handle that? Driverless cars have many benefits and from 2035 to 2045 consumers will regain up to 250 million hours of free time that …

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‘Very concerning’: Senate watchdog hasn’t finished an ethics probe since 2017

[ad_1] The Senate ethics officer didn’t publish a single inquiry report last year, prompting some senators to wonder exactly what the office (which has a $1.2 million budget) has been up to — and why it’s taking so long to finish investigations that have been underway for months. Pierre Legault, a career public servant, was tapped by Prime …

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Lobbying Regulations by Joint Commission on Public Ethics Effective January 1, 2019

[ad_1] Thursday, December 27, 2018 New York State’s first-ever Comprehensive Lobbying Regulations were approved by the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) and will take full effect on January 1, 2019. The new regulations incorporate and replace a patchwork of guidance documents, advisory opinions, and interpretations of New York’s Lobbying Act, dating …

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Ethics office releases report on Rep. Rod Blum’s controversial business ties

[ad_1] By Elise Viebeck, The Washington Post WASHINGTON — An independent ethics monitor raised concerns this year that outgoing Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa, may have broken federal law in connection with a search-engine optimization business he co-founded in 2016, a warning unlikely to have an effect before Blum leaves Congress next month. The nonpartisan Office …

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Departing GOP lawmaker may have broken law in connection with Internet company, ethics office says – The Daily Nonpareil

[ad_1] Departing GOP lawmaker may have broken law in connection with Internet company, ethics office says  The Daily Nonpareil WASHINGTON – An independent ethics monitor raised concerns this year that outgoing Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa may have broken federal law in connection with … [ad_2] Source link