We're proud of our work to help establish the Joint Commission on Ethics (JCOPE), an independent watch-dog over the Legislature, as well as our successful efforts to require more transparent and precise disclosure forms. However, the duties of the JCOPE must be taken seriously, starting with the required review commission that is long overdue. 

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In a shocking, but not unexpected development, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested today and indicted in federal court on bribery and corruption charges. The Speaker Silver’s arrest further reveals the crucial role the Moreland...

Speaker's Arrest Should Be Catalyst for Sweeping Ethics Reforms
Lauren George, January 22, 2015

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