Florida Ethics Update: Commission on Ethics Determinations—June Meeting

During its meeting on Friday, June 9, 2023, the Florida Commission on Ethics, the constitutionally created independent agency tasked with interpreting and enforcing the State’s ethics laws, took action on a myriad of matters involving the Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees (Code of Ethics) and the “Ethics in Government” amendment to the State constitution (Art. II, s. 8, Fla. Const.).

Water official pockets $240,000 on public land sale, cites ethics “loophole”

Article from FLCGA News Tue, Sep 20, 2022 By Bob Norman, FLCGA News Running the water district that serves Parkland and Coral Springs has become an incredibly lucrative government job, a place where the official who manages it has made great sums of money in jaw-dropping ways.  Among the personal windfalls for North Springs Improvement DistrictContinue reading “Water official pockets $240,000 on public land sale, cites ethics “loophole””

Press Release – FEI Website Now Live!

The Florida Ethics Institute (FEI) is excited to announce the launch of its new website, http://www.floridaethics.org! Formed by a group of individuals committed to ethics in government as well as ethics law experts, the Institute is a non-partisan not-for-profit organization based in Tallahassee. Its mission is to provide accessible guidance, information, and training services regardingContinue reading “Press Release – FEI Website Now Live!”